Eight Coaching Points for First-Year Church Planters

By Dr. Matt Kendrick

I wish I could have read this article one year ago! We began planting Redemption City Church in Fort Worth, Texas, one year ago, and I want to share a few things I learned in my

Six Reasons Operation Christmas Child Should be a Part of the Strategy of the Church You Serve

By Dr. Jeremy Roberts

Recently, I walked through Hobby Lobby, and Christmas décor is already in some of their aisles. It is barely fall, but they’re getting ready for Christmas. All of us in local church ministry need to start …

Why the Church Should Be on the Frontlines of the Mental Health Crisis

By Dr. Jack Graham

We live in an incredibly anxious and depressed culture here in America, and the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest and divisive politics have further exacerbated this issue. According to a 2020 report from Mental Health America, more …

When All Seems Lost

By Keith Baldridge

I had just returned home to Denver after a long fundraising trip to a partner church in Dallas. As I walked through my front door – luggage still in hand – my phone rang insistently. I initially

A Message to Ministry Wives

By Tasha Calvert

It was wrong, and the Lord has since forgiven me, but I vowed from an early age not to marry a man in ministry. Almost every man I loved while growing up was in ministry – my …

Five Things Pastors Should Do after Easter

By Dr. Jeremy Roberts

After 13 years of being a senior pastor, I can relate to you when it comes to the post-Easter fog that lingers. Now is a good time to think about some intentional things to do as …

Do We Still Need a Shepherd in These Modern Times?

by Dr. Jack Graham

Sheep are funny creatures. They’re sociable, but they’re also liable to wander off. They remember things, but they also roll over on their backs and can’t get up without assistance.

That’s why they need a shepherd.…

Easter Sermons

By Dr. Jack Graham

Easter is almost here! God uses Easter Services every year to touch hearts of those who are not normally in church. With that fact in mind, we know that preparation for the Easter sermon is often …

A Living Hope

Loving and Serving Volunteers

by Shawn Callander 

As a church leader, you know, no doubt, how critical volunteers are to a church’s ministry. Let’s face it – no church could fulfill the mission to impact neighborhoods and cities with the Gospel without volunteers sacrificially