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How To Stop Giving In To The Pressure To Add More Church Ministries Carey Nieuwhof

When you’re a church leader, you feel a lot of pressure. Almost every leader feels the pressure to do more when the key to effectively accomplishing your mission is often doing less and doing it well. As Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger argued a decade ago in Simple Church, the most effective churches ...more

A Must-Read for ALL Singles! Perry Noble

I have spent many hours counseling broken-hearted singles who have ship-wrecked relationships. Go into dating with open eyes and a discerning heart! If I could sit down with single people one on one and just offer them one piece of advice it would be… Desperation In Dating Always Leads To ...more

3 Ways to Speak Graciously About Politics, Sexuality and Even Religion! Michael Sherrard

"Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone." Colossians 4:6 NLT  "But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good ...more

Genesis' Mysterious Giants: Who Were the Nephilim? Eli Lyzorkin-Eyzenberg

Does Nephilim mean “Giants”? For many people, the beginning of the 6th chapter of Genesis, where the word Nephilim comes from, is one of the most baffling passages of the Bible:  4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of ...more

Who Am I in Christ? What the Bible Says... Neil Anderson

If you are a Christian, then the statements below are true of you. READ DAILY AND PRAY OUT LOUD. THESE TRUTHS WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. I am accepted... John 1:12 I am God’s child. John 15:15 As a disciple, I am a friend of Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1 I have been justified. 1 Corinthians 6:17 I am ...more

3 Ways to Make Your Child a Better Student Kevin Leman

My parents marched into the classroom and demanded to know why their son got a B. It was tense. This was my first B in high school and it was clear that this was not an acceptable behavior. I learned right then and there that school was about getting A’s above everything else. I had to figure out ...more

Sexually Pure Teens Also Make Wise Life Choices Marilyn Morris

Do you care if your child texts while driving, wears a seat belt, rides in a car where the driver has been drinking alcohol, drives a car while drinking alcohol, is involved in dating violence, smokes cigarettes, binge drinks, uses pot, considers suicide, engages in physical fighting?" Well, ...more

How Can an All-Powerful, Good God Tolerate Evil? John MacArthur

How can a good and powerful God tolerate all the evil in the world? That question—frequently posed by skeptics and liberal theologians—is a not-so-veiled attack on the God of the Bible, and an easy excuse for those looking to undercut or ignore the authority of His Word. Here's what we know to be ...more

Will You Have Friends in Heaven? Randy Alcorn

Augustine and Aquinas—two of history’s most influential theologians—imagined that in Heaven people would focus exclusively on God and that relationships between human beings would be minimal or insignificant.[i] These great theologians were swayed by Christoplatonism. For the most part, they didn’t ...more

Eight Reasons the Church is the Greatest Change Agent on Earth Rick Warren

The Church will last for eternity, and because it is God’s instrument for ministry here on Earth, it is truly the greatest force on the face of the Earth. That’s why I believe tackling the world’s biggest problems – the giants of spiritual lostness, egocentric leadership, poverty, disease, and ...more