Ministering to the Divorced

by Jonathan Adkins

Alex enters through the front doors of the church across from her neighborhood. She and her 4-year-old son are visiting for the first time, and she is nervous about how she will be received by the ministerial …

Why Girls’ Ministry Matters

by Steph Williford

Is working with teenage girls as scary as you think it is? No … it’s scarier. This current generation of teenage girls faces more pressures in one day than we can even begin to imagine. They are …

How to Serve a Community When They Don’t Look Like You

by Jonathan Fechner

There’s an old proverb that says “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” While this statement is true, it presumes …

Communicating God’s Vision

By Dr. Jack Graham

There are countless leadership books being written and published every day, but the greatest leadership book is the Bible. After all, as Christians, we model our leadership and our lives after Jesus and His leadership.…

10 Principles to Lead Right Where You Are

By Jarrett Stephens

I love the Prestonwood Network, and I am always grateful to contribute to it in any way that I can. What I want to share with you today is not rocket science. For many of you, these …

Building Teams that Serve

By Bryan Bailey

Every church seems to have the same problem: No matter what size the church, the needs always feel as though they outweigh the resources. People and money – we never have enough. Yet, somehow, we still have …

Spotlight Interview: Jonah Easley

By Prestonwood Network Staff

Prestonwood Network: Can you share with us how God called you and your family to plant and pastor in the Seattle area?

Jonah Easley: After living in the Pacific Northwest for two and half years, we

The “Secrets” to 20 Years of Marriage

By Roscoe Lilly

Recently, my wife and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary! How in the world can that be? In some ways, it feels as if it were yesterday that we said, “I do,” and in other ways, …

Why Preaching Still Matters in a Digital World

By Phil Cooke

When I started working in television, preachers and preaching were about the only thing on Christian TV. My first boss in the business, Oral Roberts, was a pioneer because we were producing primetime TV specials with major …

Three Lessons in Stewardship

By Dr. Jack Graham

Now, I am not a certified accountant or a professional investment adviser, but what if I could introduce you to a man who was known as the wisest and wealthiest man of his era – perhaps …