Why You Don’t Need to ‘Start’ Another Church

"The divine call to 'come and see' invites us to engage wholeheartedly in everything God intends."

Hurricane Response: ‘When the Waters Recede, the Love Will Rise’

Houston's First Baptist Church offers physical and spiritual aid in the wake of the historic natural disaster.

6 Marks of a Missional Church

"Rather than seeing your church as a social club for its own good, what if your church embraced its missionary identity?"

Hurricane Harvey: Here Are Some Practical Ways You Can Help Right Now

"Whatever God calls us to do, we can be sure of one thing: He isn’t calling us to do nothing."

After Charlottesville: Biblical Correctness, Not Political Correctness

Rich Stearns: "We cannot mince words in condemning all forms of hatred in our country."

The 7 Irrefutable Laws of Servant Leadership

"Jesus characterized himself as a servant. The way to greatness in the kingdom, he said, is through serving."

10 Differences Between Confidence and Spiritual Arrogance

"A cocky leader is not a leader with simply too much confidence; confidence and arrogance are very different traits."

5 Ways Church Attendance Can Hinder Mission

"We need to gather as the church—but worship is always about being formed by the Spirit, who sends us out on mission."

Church Leadership: When Courage Isn’t Sexy

"We must know the territories God has promised us if we are going to step and lead others into them."

5 Signs You’ve Bought Into the Prosperity Gospel

"The beautiful good news of Jesus makes the pathetic promises of the prosperity gospel pale in comparison."