Reaching Your High School: Is Your Student Ministry Ready for the Fall

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close and students are heading back to school. Our summers in the student ministry have been filled with camps, mission trips, hangouts and tons of crazy memories with students. Really …

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 …

The Pastor and Preaching

AN INTERVIEW WITH PASTOR JACK GRAHAM

Pastor Jack Graham sat down with us recently to address the importance of preaching in life of a pastor. Watch this informative and poignant interview.

Six Mother’s Day Sermons

We read the stories of women of faith throughout Scripture. Women like Jochebed, the mother of Moses, whose love and sacrifice ultimately helped deliver a nation, or Miriam the sister of Moses who led the children of Israel in praise, …

Honoring Moms

Mother’s Day is coming soon—Sunday, May 12. Are you making plans to honor the moms in your congregation? Being a mother is a very important role that the Lord chooses to give to many women.

The Bible never states that …

Responding to Terror: How is a Pastor to Respond?

A few weeks ago our city was deeply shaken by the Boston Marathon bombing and the events in its aftermath. A few in our city lost their lives; many were physically injured, and everyone in the area was impacted by …

Equipping The Saints: Developing Your Small-Group Leaders

As a pastor, you realize the vital role that small groups play in your church and in the spiritual development of your people. Significant change occurs in people’s lives when they are enfolded into a group of believers who are …

Not Just Another Conference

At first you might think we’re contradicting ourselves when we say that the North American Mission Board is not in the business of hosting conferences. So even though we’re coming to Prestonwood July 29–30 to host the second Send North …

Life in the Spirit

As a believer in Jesus Christ, you want your life to count for Him. You want your church to be effective as a witness for Him. So imagine what it would be like if every believer were radically committed to …