What I Learned About God in the Storms of Life

By Dr. Jack Graham

One of the darkest valleys I’ve ever had to walk was when my father was fatally wounded in the parking lot of his hardware store back in the summer of 1970.

A shoplifter came in and …

Strategic Leadership

By Jeff Young

Leaders are frequently described as visionary, relational, intuitive and/or strategic. It’s easy to grasp the benefits of a visionary leader who can see what can be, to instill belief in others. That fires us up! Clearly, leaders …

Cultivating Your Time: Making Your Days Count

By Jonathan Teague

 “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.” —Psalm 90:12

The Scripture tells us that Psalm 90 is a psalm of Moses. This is interesting to note given all that …

Finding Restoration in the Good Shepherd

By Dr. Jack Graham

Psalm 23:1–3 (ESV) The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of

Hiring Ministerial Positions

By Mike Buster

The most important decision made at a church is not what but who. The process of hiring staff at a church is paramount to its health and well-being. Churches should not just “hire” staff but should …

Pray What’s In You

By Roscoe Lilly

Do you find it difficult to pray? Do you feel guilty about not praying more?  Maybe you don’t know where to start. Maybe you know lots of templates and acrostics on “how” to pray, but at the …

Being An Organized Leader

By Ryan Irwin

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. —1 Peter 5:8 (ESV)

This text has always challenged me to consider the ways that Satan can have a …

Ten Ways to Pray for our High School Graduates

By Dr. Jack Graham

It’s graduation season in America. Did you know that in the next few weeks, an estimated 3.6 million high school students will walk across the stage to collect their diplomas? It’s a time of celebration, but …

Our Focus Determines Our Finish

By Jarrett Stephens

All of us want to finish strong. All of us desire to finish well. I’ve not met one person who has ever said, “You know what, I want to live for Jesus all my life and then …

Words Display Who We Are

By Dr. Jack Graham

Our words reveal the true character and the spiritual maturity of our life.

Jesus said, “Out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks” (Luke 6:45). Further, Jesus said in Matthew 15:17, “…