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Would Someone Please Rein in Some of the “Young Calvinists?”

Would Someone Please Rein in Some of the “Young Calvinists?” For those of you who do not know, I have been involved in a controversy with the …

12 Preaching Tips From Charles Spurgeon

Charles Spurgeon is arguably one of the greatest preachers in the history of Christianity.<p>He preached over 600 sermons before the age of 20.<br>• The …

Theology

What’s the Most Neglected Spiritual Discipline?

Guest, Don Whitney, shares what he believes is the most difficult spiritual discipline to practice.

How I started praying the Bible — Southern Equip

It was the first of March, 1985. I remember where I was sitting when it happened.<p>I was pastor of a church in the western suburbs of Chicago. A guest …

10 Reasons for Church Conflict - Rainer on Leadership #044

Podcast Episode #044<p><b>SUBSCRIBE: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play</b><p>Conflict happens in every church. This conflict is sometimes …

Nine Rapid Changes in Church Worship Services

If you were attending a church worship service in 1955 and then returned to the same church in 1975, the changes would be noticeable but not …

10 Reflections on Leadership

<i>By Chuck Lawless</i><p>Forty years ago at this time of year, a seventh-grade classmate was sharing the gospel daily with me. I was months away from …

Vision • ChurchLeaders

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Preachers

I sometimes listen to preachers with amazement, if not awe. So many of them are incredibly effective in communicating God’s Word, so much more …

9 Reasons Why Church Leaders Should Read the Daily News

<i>By Chuck Lawless</i><p>If you’re a church leader, whether laity or clergy, I know you’re busy. I get tired just thinking about non-stop meetings, prospect …

Ten Dangers of Denial in a Declining Church

The word “declining” can have different connotations as it relates to churches. Most of the time we think of numerical decline, but the meaning is …

John Piper's 8 Guidelines for Tough Leadership Decisions

Provided by<p>I assume in the following that the “leadership” (board, eldership, pastoral staff, etc.) are of one mind in a shared vision. At Bethlehem …

10 Characteristics of Leaders Who Last

As a seminary professor, I work with young leaders. They have passion, vision, energy and zeal. They understand the importance of social justice and …

The Top 30 Christian Leaders You Need To Follow On Twitter Part 2

onJune 30, 2013in Church Leadership<p>Earlier this year, I posted The Top 20 Christian Blogs Leaders Need To Be Reading In 2012 and The Top 25 Christian …