Making Prayer a Priority

By Dr. Jack Graham

I’ve heard it said that the first 10 or 15 minutes of each day really determine how the rest of your day will go. And if you begin your day in prayer, acknowledging God as first

Defeating Discouragement

By Dr. Jack Graham

In Judah it was said, “The strength of those who bear the burdens is failing. There is too much rubble. By ourselves we will not be able to rebuild the wall.” And our enemies said, “They

Three Ways to Improve Your Team’s Self-Esteem

By Roscoe Lilly

Did you know that organizations have self-esteem? We often consider the self-esteem of others or our own self-esteem, but rarely do we think that organizations might possess one as well.

Whether it’s a group, team, division, department,

Love Leadership

By Brandon Bowers

“Leadership is influence. Nothing more, nothing less.” —John Maxwell

Every organization or team will rise and fall depending on its leadership. Think about the great companies that we have come to embrace and celebrate their success.

Apple.

Four Easter Sermons

By Dr. Jack Graham

As a pastor, preparation for an Easter sermon can be a daunting task. It is Super Bowl Sunday for the Church, and it provides the opportunity to reach more people with the life-changing message of the

True Surrender

By Dr. Jack Graham

I beseech you, or I beg you, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And do not

Trust the Process

By Brandon Bowers

Among the many clichés that get tossed around in our culture, I’m confident you’d agree that one of the most popular is the phrase “trust the process.” An up-and-coming athlete gets benched while trying to improve. A

Receiving and Utilizing Mission Teams

By Curtis Cook

If you talk with church planters about missions teams from other churches, you will often get mixed feedback. Some planters love them and are eager to use them, and others try to avoid them at all costs.

The Mighty God We Serve

By Dr. Jack Graham

The prayer in Nehemiah 9:6–38 was delivered on behalf of Israel on the occasion of their renewed commitment to God. Reading it is like taking a walk through the Old Testament. It is a review of

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