Campaign for Purity

Pornography is ravaging the hearts and minds of men and women worldwide. Today, the accessibility to pornographic images is simply a click away. Movie channels, the Internet, and apps such as Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and other media platforms provide unfettered …

Communication in a Multisite Church

I have been married to my wife, Hillary, for 15 years and despite the fact that we talk every day, at times we easily have issues with communication.  Either I’m not listening or she’s not sharing or we’ve both made …

A Call to Moral Purity

As men of God, we are called to a high standard of conduct that demands far more of us, and is so much more rewarding and fulfilling, than just avoiding the so-called big sins. One concern I have for us …

The Why of Camp

It was June 14, 1990, in the middle of the Ozarks in central Missouri. I was 7 years old, attending a youth camp where my dad was leading worship. Sitting in the back row with my mom (as a true …

Preaching Sources

As a preacher, you are constantly trying to improve your craft. Your goal is to be an effective preacher and communicator in order to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel. You spend countless hours studying Scripture, developing

Influencers Who Refuse To Be Influenced

History bears testimony to an ebb-and-flow relationship between man and God, which impacts not just the human heart, but also entire communities, churches, cities, countries, and even continents. For instance, there was a time when Europe was an utterly pagan …

Being Fit For Life: Living For What Matters Most

You may remember a time when our nation’s obsession with fitness was considered a craze, just a fad. The media even used the term fitness craze to describe what was then a new trend in terms of people’s awareness about …

Free Three-Week Evangelism Series

Churches desire to make disciples and they want people to be actively sharing their faith and interacting with unchurched people. That’s a good thing.

However, although many believers would like to be bold about witnessing for Christ, there is often

Living Right in a World Gone Wrong

Looking to 2016, I want to give you, men and women of God, a word of encouragement for the new year. As lovers of God, you and I are expected to live black-and-white lives in a very gray world. We

God Gives Us Protection

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand (John 10:27–28).

The widespread terrorist attacks that …