Is God on My Side? Guest Post from Michelle Meade

Photo by Rawpixel.com Approximately four years ago, my cousin and his wife discovered their not-yet-born son had a heart condition called HLHS. This essentially meant that when born, he’d have half a heart. Although this was difficult news, they prepared for Landon’s birth and all the unknowns of his future by striving in prayer and…

I am lost. I know loss. I am different. I do not belong. I am unwelcome. I will never be known. I will never be understood. I will never feel okay. Paul Maxwell

Photo by Kristina Tripkovic on Unsplash I am lost. I know loss. I am different. I do not belong. I am unwelcome. I will never be known. I will never be understood. I will never feel okay… .@paulcmaxwell Brian Bormgan defines loneliness as “a state of lacking intimacy with the people around us.” Loneliness is a complex issue. It is not simply an issue of feeling…

Pastor Nick Sandefur on revitalizing the local church.

Photo by Marcelo Leal on Unsplash Listen to Pastor Nick Sandefur of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky discuss some details on the important work of revitalizing a local church. Listen here. In summary, he gives several characteristics of a healthy work of revitalization: The necessity of an unwavering commitment to truth. A passion and commitment…

Find out which needs your audience finds most compelling, and tap into them – Joe Carter and John Coleman

Heuristics is a fancy name for “rules of thumb” or principles. Joe Carter and John Coleman share several heuristics in their book How To Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion From History’s Greatest Communicator that “illuminate more fully the character of Christ’s communication and can have an enormous impact on the ways in which you communicate with others”…