Be Faithful: An Interview With Pastor Jack Graham

We sat down recently with Pastor Jack Graham to ask his advice on how to be faithful, stay the course, and be satisfied for the longevity of ministry. Watch this revealing and instructional interview to hear how Pastor Graham stays …

Dealing with Debt: How Church Members Can Become Better Stewards

As pastors, we are well aware that many of our members struggle with issues concerning debt. A century ago, debt was regarded as an earned privilege for a few.  But today, debt is viewed as a right for all and …

Sending Mission Teams: Commitment and Discipleship Through Mission

The Prestonwood Young Singles Ministry has been sending mission teams to Boston for over seven years to serve alongside Hope Fellowship Church.  Through the years we have poured time, effort, money, and manpower into the Greater Boston area.  That outpouring …

Utilizing Mission Teams: A Costly Yet Beneficial Kingdom Investment

If you talk with church planters about mission teams, 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. During our church’s 10-year history, we …

How To Lead: Leading Those Who Are Older, More Experienced, And More Influential

If you are anything like me, there is a phrase you hear more consistently than any other, “You’re the minister? You’re really young!” And if you are anything like me then you must stop yourself from any number of sarcastic …

Why Serve?

5 REASONS FOR GOSPEL SERVICE

This weekend Southbridge Fellowship in Raliegh, NC will send out people from our church all over our community to demonstrate the love of Christ. We will serve our city in different ways, from the local …

Navigate Contractual Waters

10 PRACTICAL TIPS FOR HANDLING CONTRACTS IN MINISTRY

In Matthew 10:16, Jesus warned his disciples He would send them out as sheep among wolves and instructed them to be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.  The principle found in …

A Planter’s Prayer for a City

A MODEL FOR PRAYER WALKING YOUR COMMUNITY

When it comes to planting a church in a hard place, my family and I have been given a tough assignment by God. We take this both as a challenge and see it …

Summertime Giving

Summertime in most churches is the busiest and most fruitful time as ministry opportunities are heightened. Through student camps, children’s camps, sports camps, Vacation Bible School and mission trips, we are advancing the mission of the church and sharing the …

Starting a Prayer Movement

I can think of fewer things more vital to the growth and advancement of the church than heart-felt, spirit-driven intercession. Yet I can think of few things more neglected, put off, or undervalued in the life of the church than …