Book Reviews

Book Review: Spiritual Influence by Mel Lawrenz

June 8, 2013

There are thousands of books available these days on leadership.  The spiritual leader must be careful not to incorporate secular principles (even if they promote character and integrity) into...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

Holiness is Not a Dirty Word

June 7, 2013

We hear little mention of it these days, but it is still a requirement to see God. The concept of “holiness” has become taboo in many circles, a dirty...

Ministry Technology

Does the Church Have Too Many Resources?

June 6, 2013

I recently read in an article of Preaching magazine that eight years worth of sermons are downloaded every single day onto YouTube.  More and more churches and pastors are...


The One Defining Quality of Spiritual Leadership (Response to a Recent Survey)

June 6, 2013

What is spiritual leadership? Such a vague question warrants caution.  Spiritual leadership cannot be defined by the same ethical evaluations found in corporate America, sports teams, or political platforms. ...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

Developing a Daily Devotion

June 5, 2013

The secret to living the Christian life is to live it every day.  There was a time in my life when spending time with God was not a daily...

Book Reviews

Our New Book is Here! It’s Time to Take a Towel

June 4, 2013

Our latest resource, It’s Time to Take a Towel, arrived this week and is available for purchase now through our publications ministry The Seed and the Sower.  The premise...


5 Fruitful Functions of Facebook

June 3, 2013

Like any other form of media, social outlets can be used for good or evil.  Too often we see the evil: the disgruntled comments aimed at anonymous (but everyone...

Christian Living

Questions to Ask During Times of Adversity

June 3, 2013

Everyone knows that trials are a part of life; no one is exempt from hardships, headaches, and heartbreaks.  The Bible tells us to “count it all joy” when we...