Alternatives to Halloween and 35 Movies to Watch

Alternatives to Halloween and 35 Movies to Watch

This year, why not introduce folks to two wonderful Christian holidays that occur at the same time – All Saints Day and Reformation Day? All Saints Day takes place on Nov. 1. Historically speaking, it has become primarily a day to honor Christian martyrs or...
Referencing Current Films + TV Shows In Sermons

Referencing Current Films + TV Shows In Sermons

“The kingdom of heaven is like . . .” And here begins a common phrase used by Jesus to introduce his popular way of teaching to his disciples and the crowds around him. “The kingdom of heaven is like . . . treasure hidden in a field .  . . a merchant looking for fine...
Never Stop Learning, Pastor

Never Stop Learning, Pastor

Lawyers. Teachers. CPAs. General contractors. Typically, these and many other professions have required continuing education courses to take, in order to stay up to date with all the latest federal and state laws and/or guidelines. And beyond these vocations that have...
Preach About What You Are For

Preach About What You Are For

When it comes to topics of pop culture, would you say you are more well-known in your congregation for what you preach against or for what you preach for? Years ago, when both kids and adults were crazy for Harry Potter, Hermione, and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...