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Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome

Many years ago I went through a dark season of discouragement when I felt my church wasn’t growing as quickly as it should, nor was my ministry advancing as I’d hoped. Pastors across America are struggling with those very issues, now more than ever. Studies are being done on the plunging morale of pastors during […]

Why Jesus Didn’t Worry–And Neither Should You!

A Study of Matthew 6:25-34 Three plagues are ravaging America: Fear, worry, and anxiety. Studies show that many children are riddled with worry because the supporting structures of their lives have collapsed. Teenagers are worried too. Psychologists warn of a mental health crisis among adolescents in the U.S. We all have a heavy load of […]

Living from the Inside Out

A Study of Matthew 5:21-48 Introduction: A man in south Florida ordered a Christmas tree from the Christmas tree capital of the world—western North Carolina. It was a 9-foot blue spruce, and it was beautiful. It arrived quickly, and he put it up as straight as an arrow. He and his family and pulled their […]

Dare To Share

Dare to Share A Study of Matthew 10 Introduction: Research from the Barna Group says that 47% of practicing Christian millennials believe it’s wrong to evangelize, to share one’s personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hopes that they will convert.But I would argue the only thing you can do with Good News […]