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How to deal with a church disrupter

5 strategies for dealing with members who disrupt church unity.

The best way to defend the gospel is passing it on

We preserve the faith by passing it on. We defend the gospel by making disciples.

5 tasks every pastor needs to do today (and every day)

Pastors must never tire of preaching Jesus. Pastors do not preach the words of men. They do not preach themselves. They do not preach their own wisdom or man-made techniques. They preach Christ and Him crucified.

Hospitality is not an optional ministry

Ministry is hospitality, and hospitality that is more than an event. It is simply the Christian way of life.

5 simple ways to get young students excited about old hymns

I wanted to help our older generation pass down these precious gems to the next generation. I also wanted the next generation to be able to take ownership of these hymns.

Why community can’t be the most important part of your church

Relationships are deeper and richer when our ultimate confidence is in Christ and not one another.

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of pride

Pride robs God of his glory because it delights in self-glory. That’s why seminary is so dangerous.

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of porn

Surrendering in simple faith: Nate Larkin’s story

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of performance

One of the major sins that I consistently encounter is what I would call a “performance identity” in academic pursuits.

When a mission trip leads to a missionary call

At the end of your short-term trip, you head to the airport to return to your “normal” life, but it does not seem quite as normal as it did.

Fear not! 8 steps to leading an evangelistic church

Instead of pursuing others with the gospel, we cocoon ourselves with other Christians who already know it.

4 strategies for those who’ve quit their Bible reading plan

Change up the way that you read the Bible.

Transgender and children: Responding in the local church

What should church elders/leaders do if a congregation member asks for their child to be identified as transgender

On technology and preaching

Being distracted is not the biggest risk of using technology in preaching. The greater danger is missing God himself.

Leaders, find your identity in Christ

be careful to not find your identity in what you’re particularly good at doing.

SBTS community remembers Draper at memorial service

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Cultivating the discipline of leadership

My goal is to give you practical ideas that you can use to cultivate the discipline of leadership in your life.

95 ways to reform your fall

Whether you’re new to Louisville or a veteran of blue books and Moodle deadlines, mark your fall semester with a different sort of 95 theses.