Of his own ministry, in relation to that of the Lord Jesus, John the Baptist declared: “He must become greater; I must become less” (John 3:30).
I had to learn a lot of tough and powerful lessons over the past nearly three decades of ministry.
“Our sanctuaries reflect our dinner tables. So if you want a diverse sanctuary, then you have to have hundreds of diverse dinner tables.”
This mood isn’t just reflected on the international front, but on the domestic front as well.
This Scripture has three traits plus instruction that are a guide from heaven about where we can turn when we don’t know what else to do.
With all the noise in our world, with all the information that bombards us, we can hear all those voices but miss the most important voice of all.
“You have to construct a philosophy of ministry where you show people that diversity and reconciliation aren’t fringe issues, but that they’re tethered to the gospel.”
We pulled together data from some of the largest and most influential research organizations in the country like Gallup, Pew, Barna, and Lifeway, to track how we’re doing when it comes to living the life Christians need to live.
There is one question I ask myself every time I receive a complaint. It would be difficult to be in leadership and not have people upset with a...
We might wonder why Jesus even asked this question of the disciples in the first place. Was it because He was ignorant of what they and others were saying?