J.D. Greear

J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, and is currently serving as the 62nd president of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the author of several books, including most recently Essential Christianity: The Heart of the Gospel in Ten Words (The Good Book Company).

Walking in the Spirit

Jesus accomplishes his will through spiritual gifts, both permanent and situational.

How Suffering Can Open Doors for Evangelism

Anyone can be happy when things are going well. But can you have joy when they aren’t? Flipping through the TV channels with my kids...

The Better Bread

Picture a flock of sheep in a green pasture. What do they normally do there? They eat. When a sheep lies down in a green pasture it can only mean one thing: he’s full. In fact, he’s so full that he has no more desire to eat and lies down.

3 Faiths From the Story of Job

What do you fear most? What would be the worst thing to happen to you? Imagine whatever you fear most coming to pass. Like Job, you might be forced to develop another kind of faith—the faith of desperation.

How to Wait on the Goodness of God

How Psalm 23 teaches us to wait

4 Ways God’s Spirit Leads His People

We don't always have the full picture, but discerning how God is leading you is not unclear.

Why College Grads and Retirees Make Great Church Planters

We tell them, “Give us two years, and we’ll change the world.”

The Power of Unity in a Divided Society

Romans 16 highlights the unity in diversity of the early church.