How to Defeat Division on Your Team

By Brian Taylor

You know what I love about kids? Whatever they do, they are ALL in. For my two at home, most days, this works out well for us. They play well together. They enjoy each other’s company, sometimes

Sunday’s Coming

By Chris Kouba

S.M. Lockridge was a prominent African-American preacher who served as the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego, Calif., during the 1900s. He was well-known for his passionate preaching style and spoke an often-repeated phrase from

How I Decide What to Read

By Roscoe Lilly

Every year when I publish “My Top 10 Book Reads” for the year, I get lots of requests for how I pick which books to read. So I thought I would shed a little light on my

Church Planter Interview: Stephen Lee – Redeemer City Church – Washington DC

If you are interested in partnering with Steven Lee or planting in Washington D.C., contact Steven Lee at stevemlee@me.com or visit redeemerdc.org.

What to Do When You Receive Unwanted Sexual or Provocative Messages from Admirers

By Phil Cooke

You don’t have to be a leader for long before you start receiving unwanted e-mails, text messages, or phone calls from “admirers.” While some may be innocent, it’s difficult to tell at the start, and for the

Student Ministry Is Great Commission Ministry

By Ryan Ross

If you pay much attention to my social media page, you’ve probably noticed a theme. No, I’m not talking about the Dallas Cowboys! I share pretty regularly about reaching students with the Good News of Jesus Christ

Christmas Sermon Ideas

By Prestonwood Network Staff

Christmas is almost here, and as pastors, the weight of preparation for that Christmas sermon can sometimes be daunting. Every year Christmas provides the opportunity to reach more people with the life changing message of the

Church Planter Interview: Jeff Belcher – Church of the Harbor – Baltimore, MD

If you are interested in partnering with Church of the Harbor or church planting in the Baltimore, Maryland area, please contact Pastor Jeff Belcher. 

For more information about Church of the Harbor, please visit churchoftheharbor.org.

Four Stages of Church Planting Development

By Bobby Wood

Development is necessary for any profession, and church planting is no different. Who wants a heart surgeon who has never operated on a heart before or a contractor who’s never picked up a hammer? Church planters need

Christmas Songs are Freedom Songs

By Stephen Miller

It seems every department store starts pushing Christmas earlier every year. Radio stations start spinning their favorite holiday songs the moment Starbucks hangs its first holiday drink ad. It doesn’t matter that everyone south of the Mason-Dixon