Obedience Noah Style
You can trust Him even when He leads you to do the impossible .
Want to Fix Your Want to?
Break the cycle of discontentment and change your self-powered desires.
Criticism then Evaluation
Is it time to consider asking the tough questions about the church you love?
Evangelizing and Disciple Making Central America Style
Discipleship, which includes caring for, counseling, and leading people, is happening globally.
7 Ways to Learn Bible Truth
Understanding these unprecedented times could mean more intentional Bible study.
Are You a Pursuer or a Floater
Actively seeking a relationship with the God who save you is being light in a dark world.
Don’t Destroy That Alarm Clock
When the Holy Spirit is clearly sending you a message, don’t destroy the messenger.
When Does Discipleship Begin?
Is pre-conversion discipleship a real possibility for disciple makers?
New School Year, New Start
It’s clean slate time, and God wants to start fresh with you!
Here’s Why I Serve
Yes, God commands it, but what are the other reasons to serve in your church?
A Lump of Clay to a Masterpiece
God is at work creating a thing of beauty, so trust him and let him work.
He Made the First Move
God brings you to his table, so don’t try to move away. Just take your seat and choose life.
The Power of Family – Part 3
Do you limit how much control God truly has on your life?
My Journey to Writing a Christian Fiction Novel, Part 1
Your God-given creative talent will be used by the Lord, so surrender it to Him.
Why and How God is Calling You
The world will never understand the radical concept of surrendering your life to Christ.
How to Improve Your Ratings and Reviews
If you’re a Christian, the world judges your authenticity.
3 Must-Dos to Live on Mission
To affect culture in a positive way you must see yourself as a missionary.
The World Is Wrong About Christians
You’re right. Christians aren’t perfect and sometimes they act like the world . . .
3 Steps to a Gospel Focus
Knowing who you are in Christ and having a deeper relationship with him is priority one.
Discipleship: Transformational Teaching
Jesus didn’t say to teach everything; He said to teach people to “observe.”
Can You Hear His Call?
When God calls your name, are you listening and responding?
Consequences of Spiritual Dryness
You’re not the only one who will suffer because of your own spiritual dryness.
Tame That Fiery Tongue
Words have the power to destroy, so how will you use yours to honor the Lord?
Upgrade Your Church Culture
Building a culture in your church that truly glorifies God takes passionate devotion.
We Are No Longer Bystanders
God invites us to share in the responsibility of shining the light of his glory.
The Power of a Family – Part Two
Parents, your children are watching closely, and they will pick up on your value system.
Seekers Part Four: Discipleship and the Church
Christ is the ultimate seeker. He seeks and saves the lost.
Seekers Part Three: God Seeks and Saves
God is seeking worshipers, making disciples, and shepherding His people.
Seekers Part Two: The Mission of God
The mission of God is to seek and save those who are lost, multiplying disciples around the world for His own glory
Seekers Part One: Your Church’s Recruiting Strategy
Evangelism is not optional for the church.
The 5 Phases of Darkness and Drought
Whatever you’re struggling with, God isn’t beyond healing for that struggle.
7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision – Part Two
A vision statement should reflect your current ministries and the ministries you intend to implement.
7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision-Part One
God has a specific plan for a specific church in a specific place at a specific time.
A Lifetime of Life-Changing Lessons
Christian life is all about loving and serving others enough to tell them about Jesus’ work on the cross.
The Cost of Making Disciples
Disciple making is a commitment to open up your life to another person.
Telling the Story of Jesus Through Service – Part Four
When God changes your life, the desire to love and serve others will be automatic.
A Peaceful Transfer of Stewardship in 2021
God has given us the responsibility to steward our lives well and according to his will.
Christian, Where’s Your Passion?
To experience who Jesus is and all he wants for us requires passionately knowing and serving him.
Being Certain and Being Right Are Two Different Things
My objective that day was to get to the hospital in downtown Chicago before the surgery to have prayer with […]
Christianity Isn’t About What You Do; It’s About Surrender to Whose You Are
A very wrong assumption about discipleship is that the right process will yield transformation. We can easily get caught up […]
What if Christians Acted Like the Body of Christ?
In the first century, when people became followers of Christ, they did so well aware of the cost (Luke 14:28). […]
This is Why a Sheep Loves to Read
In a pivotal passage, Jesus explains, “I know my own and my own know me” (John 10:14). In this verse he […]
Mike and Laura Beth: From Brokenness to Mending by the Potter
Mike: Sin and Brokenness “…Looking back, I see there was no actual desire to pursue the things of God… Nonetheless, […]
Tending the Gardens of Our Lives
It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]
Discipleship Part Two: Three Chairs
SOAR . . . Man, I love this youth conference. Sold Out And Radical. Every summer, we gather up our […]
Discipleship Part One: How Did Jesus Do It?
It wasn’t until after my first year of college that I was truly saved. You’re probably thinking, what does that […]
Invitation to Life
All it took was an invitation. An invitation to go to the church around the corner. My family had just […]
Valley of the Dry Bones: Replanting Temple Baptist Church By Drew Cline, Lead Pastor
Ezekiel 36:36 (ESV) “Then the nations that are left all around you shall know that I am the Lord; I […]