During a trip to Cuba, I was able to spend time with local leaders. All together, we served about 150 pastors that represented conservatively over 8,000 people in their churches. Here’s what I learned.
With everything going on in your life it is important to think about your life’s goal, your life’s influence, and your death.
What am I doing and what am I doing that is unique? What is the significance of your life on this earth?
We are all restoration projects, but disdain and run from the remodeling. It is too close, too painful. We do not value what God is working to produce in us.
Many churches have lost one important thing in the pursuit of becoming missional – a true dependency on the all-sufficiency of the Bible. Following attractional, missional, or invitational models, churches become derailed from the central purpose that Scripture gives believers – knowing God by His Spirit in a Christ-centered community.
Do you struggle with having a healthy fear of God? This holistic design will help.
In Part 2 of this series, we examine the final three attributes of The Perfect Father revealed in His statements to His Son.
An examination of God the Father’s words to His Son. What can we learn from their relationship that will impact our own relationships with our parents and children?
If you are a leader, you will face turbulence in your ministry or organization. Sometimes the turbulence feels so intense that leading seems impossible. Here are four essentials for leading through the turbulence.
Listen to our new episode of In the Word with Malcolm Webber.
From before time as we know it through all of eternity, God’s attributes remain unchanged. He never gets “better” or “worse.” His plans and promises do not change, ever! His promises were true for Abraham, Moses, and David and they are true for you and me.
There’s a lie floating around out there that goes something like this: getting older will automatically make you closer to Jesus. Just the mere passing of days doesn’t do that. I sure wish it were that easy.
A leader helps someone move from where they are now to somewhere else. But what do leaders actually do to cause this to happen? Find out more in this brief excerpt from Leading by Malcolm Webber.
As I look at the way I have typically treated myself – when I review the way I think about myself – I realize that I haven’t seen myself as someone the Father of the Lord Jesus delights in. My preoccupation is not with God’s goodness, with His love for which no adjective is sufficient; my preoccupation is on the many ways I blow it – [...]
Rev. Kevin McClure
Burned out and frustrated Christian leaders are now recognizing that they have been absorbed in His work more than in His Person. Our training programs might harness the latest and greatest of human wisdom and methods, but if we do not bring our emerging leaders into face-to-face encounters with the Son of God, lives will not be changed. [...]
In the desert with little water and scarce food, it is a struggle to survive, and that can lead to discouragement. God never wanted life for Jewish leaders to be such a struggle when they came back from Babylon, but they were measuring their problems against their own puny strength rather than measuring them against our mighty God. They [...]
A brief overview of the biblical teaching on friends.
Even in the midst of restructuring, divestment and redundancy programs during COVID, here are the four key ingredients of trust that high trust leaders still lived out.
Paul Tripp discusses how to fit mission into your schedule without causing it to become one more thing on the to-do list.
The book of Acts describes the amazing story of Jesus’ work through the Holy Spirit in the early church. With an explosive start, problems were certain to surface.
The Apostles displayed great leadership and modeled for us nine things great leaders do.
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength." (Mark 12:30)