It’s a beautiful irony of human experience that we work so hard to keep things static, and all the while they are always constantly changing.
If you’re answering a call to professional ministry, please don’t suck. This work is too important for anything less than excellent.
Questions about identity and calling in a congregation are rarely answered with the application of prepackaged strategies.
Gathering for worship is a big deal, whether or not the congregation includes a former president of the United States.
“Take up your cross and follow” can be a hard sell in a consumer culture.
Who knows? Maybe the upcoming reality series on snake-handling preachers will inspire a bevy of church-related viewing fare.
After a decade in ministry, a pastor shares lessons that they didn’t teach in seminary.
To know fully why church is an important part of life takes more than the pastor saying so.
Justin Bieber’s 40 million followers on Twitter are more easily explained than this guy’s adoring fans.
Will Campbell, a farmer, author and social activist who died June 3 at age 88, brought characteristic wit and wisdom to these remarks to directors, staff and friends of Associated Baptist Press on Oct. 27, 1994.