Tim Challies: We should expect criticism because we are sinful, so far from the holiness God requires and so far from the holiness we desire.
Be honest with yourself: Is your leadership of the church being dominated by a few negative voices?
Few things discredit the church more in the minds of unbelievers than accountability to a standard they never acknowledged to begin with.
Having a serving culture established through instilling it, repeating it and celebrating it will provoke members to love and good deeds.
What were your unfiltered dreams, the ones that you had before you were told what you should expect, who you were supposed to be?
A poignant and moving story about the true, God-given roles of both zeal and quietness.
How do we make teenagers into disciples who make disciples now and in their years ahead?
Chances are, if the introverts aren’t sharing, you’re missing out on some good participation.
Accurate assessment of church planting potential is essential in a field where much is at stake.
Sometimes a church can have unrealistic expectations of their pastor’s wife—what she should do, how she should respond or how she should relate to everyone.