Poor Bible Interpretation Lets Us “Believe” the Bible While Denying What It Actually Says

I’ve been spending some time in Psalm 1 recently and have been reminded just how important delighting and meditating on God’s Word is. Here’s how the CSB renders it (note the use of “happy” in verse one for the Hebrew asher, often translated “blessed”):1 How happy is the one who does notwalk in the advice… Read More

The #1 Reason the Best Leaders Get Things Done (When Others Don’t)

You probably have something exciting that you’ve been thinking about doing for a long time. A change you want to make in your church or organization. Or a personal side project or initiative you want to launch. No wonder…every leader has dreams, goals and hopes. The problem is you haven’t done anything about it…yet. And as a result,… Read More

SUICIDE, DEPRESSION, AND PASTORS: ONE WAY CHURCH MEMBERS CAN HELP

The suicide death of a young pastor is being felt throughout the world. Andrew Stoecklein, lead pastor of Inland Hills Church in California, left behind his wife, Kayla, and three young sons. I am the father of three sons. I cannot look at a photo of the young family without getting tears in my eyes. Please Hear… Read More

10 Ways to Pray More

Most of us struggle with having a consistent prayer life. If you struggle, too, here are some simple options to pray more: Establish a focus for each day’s prayer. For example, you might use today to pray for your family, followed by praying for neighbors tomorrow. Don’t wonder what you’ll pray about each day—plan for it.… Read More