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A green cutout of a man presses against leaning dominoes, preventing more from falling. By Andrey Popov/

“Be strong, and show yourself a man”: Encouragement for perilous times

A red paper airplane diverts its path from the status quo travel of a line of white paper airplanes traveling in a straight, diagonal direction. By Worawut/

4 innovation tools for every leader: An excerpt from “The Ways of the Leader” by Bill Mowry

A man holds an open Bible in his hands, pointing to a verse with his right index finger.

“Be of good cheer, Master Ridley, and play the man”: A call to courageous preaching

The Israel flag flies above the Western Wall in Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock in the background. By Nick Brundle /

Using questions about Israel to teach eternal truth

A couple holds hands in prayer over an open Bible on a wooden table. By Pcess609/

When a cohabiting couple wants to join your church: Church membership in a post-Christian culture

A right hand holds a pen above a notepad with the word "Hello" scribbled on it in bad handwriting. By molenira/

My terrible handwriting and the voice of God

Colorado head coach Deion Sanders walks onto the field before an NCAA football game against Oregon, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Beware the temptation of the celebrity pastor

Can We Talk? The Journey of Oak Hills Church: An excerpt from “Pivot”

Hands folded in prayer on top of a Bible. By JavierArtPhotography/

When God tells us to be silent: A reflection on discernment for preachers

Two beams from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Towers form a cross. The numbers 9-11-01 are stamped on the center beam. misu /

What if you could have warned us before 9/11?

By Donson/

“Cursed is he who does the work of the Lord with slackness”: A Labor Day reflection for pastors

A pastor sits on the front steps of his church pulpit, his hands clasped in front of him, with pews in the background. Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

When pastors wait on God

A preacher in blue jeans and a long-sleeve shirt holds a Bible in his right hand while speaking to a congregation. Photo by Memento Media on Unsplash

“Is there a word from the Lord?” Why people come to hear preachers preach

Two runners in full stride approach a finish line on a circular track. © By Melinda Nagy/

Encouragement for a resilient life and ministry: An interview with Dr. Mark Dance

This illustration made available by Johns Hopkins APL and NASA depicts NASA's DART probe, upper right, on course to impact the asteroid Dimorphos, left, which orbits Didymos. DART is expected to zero in on the asteroid Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, intent on slamming it head-on at 14,000 mph. The impact should be just enough to nudge the asteroid into a slightly tighter orbit around its companion space rock. (Steve Gribben/Johns Hopkins APL/NASA via AP)

Unleashing a deadly boulder storm: Pastor ministry and the law of unintended consequences

A preacher clad in black stands next to a microphone while holding an open Bible in his left palm, his index finger on his right hand pointing to a passage of Scripture. © By In Titus 2:12, Paul writes that Christians are to "declare these things; exhort and rebuke with all authority."

“Who among them has stood in the council of the Lord?” A call for preachers to declare, exhort, and rebuke

A hand holds an open Bible against a sunlit sky. © By kieferpix/

“In your light do we see light”: A lesson for pastors in the midst of changing chapters

An example of an ancient parchment. © By AIGen/

“The books, and above all the parchments”: A Pauline lesson for pastors on the importance of professionalism

FILE - The Titanic leaves Southampton, England, on her maiden voyage on April 10, 1912. The wrecks of the Titanic and the Titan sit on the ocean floor, separated by 1,600 feet (490 meters) and 111 years of history. How they came together unfolded over an intense week that raised temporary hopes and left lingering questions. (AP Photo/File)

What Titan and the Titanic had in common

Black business shoes stand on two white arrows pointing away from each other on an asphalt road. © By PX Media/

The four hardest jobs in America: A mentor’s wise advice for missional pastors

Hands folded in prayer on top of an American flag. © By jn14productions/

Three encouraging reminders for ministry in this moment: A July 4 reflection

Stack of vintage books. What were Tim Keller's spiritual and intellectual influences?

From Kierkegaard to Calvin, Stott to Sproul, who formed Tim Keller? A review of “Timothy Keller: His Spiritual and Intellectual Formation”

A young woman in a white T-shirt holds her head in her hands while sitting in a church pew, an illustration of having experienced trauma. © By lunarts_studio/

Why the church doesn’t want to talk about trauma

Two hands roll multiple Cuban cigars in a wooden mold created to hold 10 cigars. © By Arsgera/

The peril of Cuban cigars

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