Success Tips to an XP – Executive Pastor

By: Kason Branch

April 23, 2003, is a day that then 13-year-old Natalie Gilbert will never forget. On that day, she was scheduled to sing the national anthem for the 2003 NBA playoff game between the Dallas Mavericks and the

Pre-Marital Counseling for the Glory of God

By: Tim Matthews

Tim Keller once said, “Both men and women today see marriage not as a way of creating character and community but as a way to reach personal life goals. They are looking for a marriage partner who

Five Ways to Overcome the Identity Crisis Every Worship Leader Faces

By Brian Taylor

Have you ever found yourself asking the question, “Who am I?” or “Why am I doing this?” Maybe it was after a discouraging Sunday morning experience. Maybe you had to have that same conversation with that same

Horizon Choir Project

By Michael Neale

Horizon. To me, just the word invokes promise, hope and new beginnings. It rings of vast and epic exploration. It awakens the adventurer inside us. It beckons us to new frontiers.

It’s where heaven meets the earth.

The Authenticity of the Bible

By Dr. Jack Graham

Not only did Jesus testify to the authority of Scripture, but also He testified to its authenticity. Jesus viewed Scripture as being verbally inspired by God. When He read the Old Testament scrolls—whether the Law,

The Journey of Generosity

By: Nick Floyd

As pastors we often feel pressured to make sure our lives are in accordance to the words that we preach on Sundays. This is a good thing; but at times, it can be overwhelming. I don’t know

The Authority of the Bible

By: Dr. Jack Graham

To the casual reader of the four gospels, it could be easy to overlook that Jesus Christ knew the Old Testament Scriptures from start to finish, and this despite not one mention of having a copy

How to Make Jesus the Hero of Every Sermon

By: Andrew Hebert

“I take my text and make a beeline to the cross.” —Charles Spurgeon

My entire approach to preaching was revolutionized about three years ago when I read Tony Merida’s short book Proclaiming Jesus: Christ-Centered Teaching and Preaching

And the Lord’s Servant Must Not Be Quarrelsome

By Dr. John Potter

And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone,
able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with
gentleness. —2 Timothy 2:24–25

We know conflict is inevitable in ministry. However, we “must

Choosing Action over Apathy

By: Dr. Jack Graham

For any organization, any business, and any church, having a clear mission is vitally important. Likewise, in order to make wise choices, we must have a clear vision of what God wants to accomplish in our