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How to Debate the Bible—and Win

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

Pastor Resources · How To Debate Most often, when we debate the Bible, we make secondary things primary. When we love our opinions, perspectives, or judgments at the expense of loving people, we are at risk for not loving people at all. C. S. Lewis put it like this,...

Wherever, Whatever

Wherever, Whatever

Pastor Resources · Wherever, Whatever When I first gave my life to Jesus, I remember saying to him, “Wherever you want me, whatever you want, however and whenever you want it—I am all yours.” Honestly, I think that kind of response is just what love, in fact, does. If...

Leading: What’s a Leader to Do?

Leading: What’s a Leader to Do?

Pastor Resources · Leading: What’s a Leader to Do? Let’s just put it out there: the word evangelism is usually a turnoff—and not only to non-Christians. I’ve taught classes on evangelism to undergraduate and graduate students at three Christian colleges, and I’ve seen...

Leading the Church

Leading the Church

Pastor Resources · Leading In The Church   I have been disappointed by how many church leaders avoid having crucial conversations as if they were the bubonic plague. Instead, they believe the innuendos, reasoning, and deductions they’ve never investigated but...

Mastering the “Art” of Church Communications

Mastering the “Art” of Church Communications

Pastor Resources · Mastering The Art Of Church Communications   To communicate effectively, church leaders need to use precise, carefully chosen messages with accurate and complete details. Words are certainly a key component, but they’re just part of the equation....

Major Impact from a Minor Character

Major Impact from a Minor Character

Pastor Resources · Major Impact From A Minor Character   Might you ever question whether or not your modest life can make an impact? You’re not alone. Allow me to introduce a man I am quite confident will be a new friend, colleague, and favorite prophet. In your...

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

Pastor Resources · A Pastor's Worst Nightmare   The first recorded sermon by Jesus is a pastor’s worst nightmare. Halfway through the place erupts violently. The hometown synagogue crowd furiously drives Jesus out of the city “in order to throw him off the cliff”...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Pastor Resources · Longing For Revival During The Pandemic   Look at the nations and watch — and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. — Habakkuk 1:5 Before COVID-19 struck, life was already...

How Not to Read the Bible

How Not to Read the Bible

Pastor Resources · How Not To Read The Bible   I’ve been reading the Bible almost every day for decades. I firmly believe that any listening and reading of Scripture is better than none at all, but I do think that some of the ways I’ve read the Bible have ended...

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

How to Debate the Bible—and Win

Pastor Resources · How To Debate Most often, when we debate the Bible, we make secondary things primary. When we love our opinions, perspectives, or judgments at the expense of loving people, we are at risk for not loving people at all. C. S. Lewis put it like this,...

Wherever, Whatever

Wherever, Whatever

Pastor Resources · Wherever, Whatever When I first gave my life to Jesus, I remember saying to him, “Wherever you want me, whatever you want, however and whenever you want it—I am all yours.” Honestly, I think that kind of response is just what love, in fact, does. If...

Leading: What’s a Leader to Do?

Leading: What’s a Leader to Do?

Pastor Resources · Leading: What’s a Leader to Do? Let’s just put it out there: the word evangelism is usually a turnoff—and not only to non-Christians. I’ve taught classes on evangelism to undergraduate and graduate students at three Christian colleges, and I’ve seen...

Leading the Church

Leading the Church

Pastor Resources · Leading In The Church   I have been disappointed by how many church leaders avoid having crucial conversations as if they were the bubonic plague. Instead, they believe the innuendos, reasoning, and deductions they’ve never investigated but...

Mastering the “Art” of Church Communications

Mastering the “Art” of Church Communications

Pastor Resources · Mastering The Art Of Church Communications   To communicate effectively, church leaders need to use precise, carefully chosen messages with accurate and complete details. Words are certainly a key component, but they’re just part of the equation....

Major Impact from a Minor Character

Major Impact from a Minor Character

Pastor Resources · Major Impact From A Minor Character   Might you ever question whether or not your modest life can make an impact? You’re not alone. Allow me to introduce a man I am quite confident will be a new friend, colleague, and favorite prophet. In your...

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

A Pastor’s Worst Nightmare

Pastor Resources · A Pastor's Worst Nightmare   The first recorded sermon by Jesus is a pastor’s worst nightmare. Halfway through the place erupts violently. The hometown synagogue crowd furiously drives Jesus out of the city “in order to throw him off the cliff”...

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Resources from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute

Reopening the Church Guide - We launched brand new manual last Friday: Guide to Reopening Church Services: A Step-by-Step, Biblically-Based and Research-Based Approach to Resuming In-Person Ministries. This 26-page manual can be downloaded...

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Longing for Revival During the Pandemic

Pastor Resources · Longing For Revival During The Pandemic   Look at the nations and watch — and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told. — Habakkuk 1:5 Before COVID-19 struck, life was already...

How Not to Read the Bible

How Not to Read the Bible

Pastor Resources · How Not To Read The Bible   I’ve been reading the Bible almost every day for decades. I firmly believe that any listening and reading of Scripture is better than none at all, but I do think that some of the ways I’ve read the Bible have ended...

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