Commitment is an essential quality of long-term relationships.
What does it mean to disciple people in the midst of a polarized nation? Let’s talk about it and then pray for our nation on Tuesday, November 10th at noon.
Be still and listen to the voice of your heavenly Father who loves you, who cares for you, and who knows your needs.
The post-COVID future can be bright because each of us can choose to make it so.
The physical foundation of Thomas and Sharon’s house was already intact, and now their spiritual one has started to change significantly.
The conclusion of peacemaking is long and difficult, but acts of peacemaking are deceptively simple.
…now is a good time to be intentional and plan for strategic days off leading up to the holidays and then for an extended time away from ministry-work sometime in the new year.
“Sometimes pastors don’t avail themselves of things until there is a crisis; we’re trying to encourage pastors to be thinking ahead about what kinds of habits of mind and heart they can begin to make part of their life before there’s a crisis,”
This role is important, because—according to Styers—the problem with executing clergy care is not a lack of concern, but a lack of time on the part of district leaders. “We try our very best to not let people fall through the cracks…
My fear of the responsibility of the call and my inadequacies lessened in comparison to my fear of displeasing the Lord.
The farther one gets from his or her home culture, the easier it becomes to link arms with others in the global church.
“How can a pastor best lead during a time when we are awash in conspiracy theories that people often promote?”
Our discipleship efforts must reach “from everywhere to everywhere” and that includes populations in sheltered communities. Join this webinar for an invigorating conversation.
“We’re a church who believes in fully supporting our pastor, so when I realized the benefit he could achieve through Thrive, I was on board in helping him achieve that in his own personal life,” reflected Belliveau.
I had tried so many different things in life, but nothing seemed to fill that God-shaped void.
This October, during Pastor Appreciation Month, let’s be quick to celebrate the service of the men and women who so faithfully and humbly lead in their ministries each day.
Since March 2020 the world in which we live feels like a dangerous place. For some of us, that sense of danger is actually real. For others of us, the sense of danger is more in our nonconscious perception of threat.
Lectio Divina is one way you can read Scripture to abide in God’s presence and to experience his living Word for you today.
How is God urging you to welcome someone “outside” into your “inside?”
Seemingly small actions speak a profoundly larger message when it comes to discipleship.
The Bible contains more verses on money and possessions than nearly any other topic. Howard Dayton teaches that there are over 2,300 such verses.
Do you have a reaction when you hear the words “spiritual discipline?” Does it conjure up images of your grandparents’ faith? Join us for a conversation on “Spiritual Disciplines in a Fast-Paced World.”
Whereas the religious power brokers of his day used the table to exclude people, Jesus used the table to include people.
When God created man and woman in his creative image, he didn’t then ask them to sit back and watch.