Church Ministry

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Stephen R. Morefield has seen churches hurting Christians and Christians hurting the church. How do we deal with these disappointing realities? Should we stay or go?

Ordinary Preaching: The Food We Can't Forget

Ordinary Preaching: The Food We Can't Forget

Brianna Lambert reflects on the role of ordinary preaching in her life and explains that it’s a source of spiritual food that nourishes the soul.

On Suicide: We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

On Suicide: We Are Our Brothers’ Keepers

What was unthinkable just a lifetime ago—taking one’s own life—is now considered reasonable, humane, and even necessary in some circumstances. This shift, Jen Oshman writes, calls for God’s people to act.

Sending the Church into Eternity

Sending the Church into Eternity

We’re responsible for much more than biding our time here on earth, waiting on Christ to finish what He started. We can usher in eternity today, writes Zach Barnhart.

Rediscovering the Church as Family

Rediscovering the Church as Family

The church has to be careful about taking cues from companies and nonprofits, says Lee Eclov. Rediscovering the church as a family—not an organization—changes everything.

Following Jesus Through Multiple Christian Traditions

Following Jesus Through Multiple Christian Traditions

What do non-denominational churches, a Pentecostal summer camp, Reformed Baptists and Presbyterians, and an Anglican seminary have in common? They all taught Austin Gohn something about discipleship.