6 Reasons to Give Thanks Even in Trials

Thanksgiving to God is fundamental to a believer’s life for it is the only means of communicating with God which is inclusive of praise, prayer, and proclamation of God’s sacrificial death on the cross.

Why Sharing Your Faith Matters?

We must get serious about reaching people who are far from God. There is a battle going on out there, and the church is losing ground.

Can We Love Without Being Vulnerable?

Just recently, I was told by one of our core leaders in the church that I couldn’t be vulnerable and share about my past as it would get people worried that their leader didn’t “have his life together”.

Gilbert Tennent

Gilbert Tennent and the First Great Awakening

Gilbert Tennent became a strong supporter of the Great Awakening, remembered for his sermon “The Danger of an Unconverted Ministry, which he preached at Nottingham, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1740. 

Seven Ways to Pray for Church Leaders

7 Ways to Pray for Church Leaders

The last year or so has perhaps been the most disruptive and draining time for any church leader. This perhaps is not only for pastors or church leaders but was the most difficult year to survive navigating through making very difficult decisions.

Church Leadership: Prideful Pastor Versus Christ-filled Pastor

The shepherd leaders’ job is as John Calvin said it well, “The pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.”

The Cross Changes Everything

Since the fall of man in the Garden of Eden, we have needed the rescuing hand of God to deliver us from evil and sin. God’s love for us was ultimately displayed when he sent Jesus Christ to die for us on the cross, only to rise from the dead so that we may be saved.

The 3 C’s for Leaders: Control, Competence, Clarity

Over the past decade or so, I have been in the second chair and now in the first chair and can see from both perspectives. Without the proper three C’s, teams can be frustrated, apathetic, or even chaotic at times.

The 5 Most Misused Verses in the Bible

As I look back at my bible college days and seminary years, “Context, context, context!” is crucial! Context is not just King, but is the Queen, Jack, and Spade and all! A text without a context is with a pretext.

The Story Behind, “Silent Night”

“Silent Night” even came to the attention of the king and queen, and the Strasser children were asked to give a royal performance, assuring the carol’s fame.

5 Ways to Lead and Love Your Wife

One day when you are older and your children have started their own families and have moved to another place, or when your friends become elderly and pass away, your wife is the one who will still be right at your side. 

Jay Adams

Competent to Counsel: 10 Quotes by Jay Adams (1929–2020)

Jay Adam is known as the one who began the resurgence and championing the biblical counseling movement. His book, “Competent to Counsel” published in 1970 had revolutionized the way I have approached counseling with the supremacy of God’s Word (Scripture alone).