A Legacy of Faith

A Legacy of Faith

Vanessa Smith is a servant of God. She has been in ministry for a long time and has cultivated a deep relationship with Jesus that flows into every area of her life. Not only has she been faithfully serving, she has such a heart for God and a wealth of wisdom about ministry and leadership. [...]

I won’t go home. And neither should you.

I won’t go home. And neither should you.

You've probably heard about it by now. Prominent pastor, author and theologian John MacArthur made a comment at a conference last week that deeply disturbed me, and many others. While at the Truth Matters Conference in California, He was asked to play a word association game of sorts. The 'word' was actually a name: Beth [...]

Questions to Help You Launch an Effective Small Group Ministry

Questions to Help You Launch an Effective Small Group Ministry

Launching any new ministry area can be overwhelming. But, if you're not careful, you can create a mess before you know it. In our hurry to launch things as leaders, we can sometimes rush through the early phase of giving through to vision and structure that will enable to ministry area to flourish. In fact, [...]

The One Thing You Probably Do Not Want to Do, But Need To.

The One Thing You Probably Do Not Want to Do, But Need To.

Submit everything to God. I mean everything. All of your dreams, relationships, agendas. Everything. Easier said than done, right? That is because of one thing... Submission sucks. I know that doesn't sound very pastoral or professional. But, can we be honest for a minute? Laying down our plans, will, desires for that of God for [...]