Church Ministry

A Missionary's Plea to Church Planters

A Missionary's Plea to Church Planters

The increasing popularity of church-planting has been great in many respects. But when it comes to cross-cultural church planting, we can do better, says one missionary.

Will the Son of Man Find Faith on the Earth?

Will the Son of Man Find Faith on the Earth?

Time reveals one’s faith, writes Vika Pechersky. Jesus will return one day. When he does, will he find faith here on the earth?

The Priorities of Greatness

The Priorities of Greatness

When everything presses for our attention, how do we discern and attend to that which is most important? Ralph E. Enlow explains.

Acedia: What It Is and Why You Should Know About It

Acedia: What It Is and Why You Should Know About It

There’s one area of temptation that’s especially common but nearly unknown, says Harold L. Senkbeil. It’s acedia, and its sad results litter the wreckage of many a ministry.

When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

What if we don’t understand the complexities of foster care, miscarriage, abusive marriages, or a host of other situations?

Stop Making Jesus a Myth

Stop Making Jesus a Myth

Without realizing it, pastor Bob Stevenson mythologized Jesus. He equated pastoring with following. But he’s learning three practices that keep him from making Jesus a myth.