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A gavel rests on top of a closed Bible. By Jiri Hera/

Potential jurors who affirm biblical morality excluded from service: Why the gospel is no longer “good news” and how we can share it with transforming power

A lit candle and a handful of salt in a small bowl sit atop a black Bible. By pamela_d_mcadams/

Three steps to catalyzing cultural civility

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

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

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

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

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

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 Bible lays open to the first chapter of Revelation. © By JavierArtPhotography/

Revelation for Too Many: An excerpt from “Revelation for the Rest of Us” by Scot McKnight and Cody Matchett

While standing outside a church's open door, a pastor greets a woman. © By Ben White/Wirestock/

The pastor’s job description Pt. 2: Choosing between preaching and pastoring

A closed Bible rests on a lectern in a pulpit of an empty church. © By Em Neems Photography/ A pastor job description should prioritize preaching and teaching God's word.

The pastor’s job description Pt. 1: The priority of preaching and teaching

FILE - This Oct. 28, 2003 file photo shows actor Andy Griffith sitting in front of a bronze statue of Andy and Opie from the "Andy Griffith Show," after the unveiling ceremony in Raleigh, N.C. Griffith, whose homespun mix of humor and wisdom made "The Andy Griffith Show" an enduring TV favorite, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Manteo, N.C. He was 86. (AP Photo/Bob Jordan, File)

Are you preaching in Mayberry?

Joel Osteen preaching in front of the church band, with his arms outstretched.

What do “Lucky Girl Syndrome,” Zodiac signs, and Joel Osteen have in common?

An American flag waves in front of the Capitol building

Republicans predicted to take the House, Senate too close to call: Insights from “the father of democracy”

A man holds an open Bible in his hands

David Bowie’s handwritten lyrics and the path to preaching with power

A stained glass window in All Saints' Catholic Church, Rome, depicts John Chrysostom. © zatletic/

On this day in Christian history, John Chrysostom died

Stock photo: A pastor in a black shirt points to a passage in an open Bible. © /

One thing church members have never asked me to do

The problem with being a cultural warrior

A call for bold, biblical preaching

How to leave a legacy that matters

Why we need more “weeping prophets”

What is the greatest thing a pastor can do?

Faith and works: A conversation with Dr. Albert Reyes

5 Questions Pastors should be asking

What to preach?

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