Pete Scazzero: "Sadly, the Christmas season is a low point spiritually for most Christian leaders."
"When we put willpower or conformity before God’s Spirit, we struggle with God's grace."
"The church exists as the vehicle to make the gospel known to the world. The church does not exist to meet your needs."
"Church membership should not consist of rules designed to keep people out, but ramps to help people grow."
Matt Brown: "We are called by a great God. May we never be stagnant or half-hearted in that calling!"
"Here are five neuroscience insights to keep in mind as you prepare your sermons."
"People are not experiencing deep transformation in our churches. Can we do discipleship in an hour? I don’t think so."
"The world can be pretty messed up. But this year, God is just as faithful as he has ever been. Be thankful for that, if nothing else."
Ed Stetzer: "It’s not politics that unite all evangelicals; it’s the gospel."
"If we remove all the Christian kids from public schools, who will influence the remaining kids for Christ?"