By Charles Stone on Jul 29, 2017
What spiritual disciplines might you be neglecting?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 14, 2017
Studying the Bible does not need to be complex. Simple tools can help us glean amazing insights from the word.
By Lance Witt on Jan 16, 2017
Leaders who stay spiritually healthy long term are those who learn this sacred rhythm of advance and retreat.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 19, 2017
I would not exchange any of my discipline-afflictions for anything. In fact, I have made it a habit to keep asking God to discipline me. This isn’t because I love affliction, but because the hope in God I’ve tasted in the promises of God I’ve trusted in the darkest days are the sweetest things my soul has ever known.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 13, 2016
I have been a pastor and spend a lot of time talking to pastors, and as I do I learn that one of the struggles many pastors have is prayer.
By Robert A. Fryling on Feb 15, 2018
Robert Fryling explores the human mind as a vital partner to the body and spirit in spiritual growth and renewal.
By Lance Witt on Apr 4, 2016
Even though Easter was just a few days ago, it is likely that you have quickly moved on to the next “thing”. But I want to challenge you to not move on too quickly. I’m sure there are some stories and God moments from this past weekend that are worth lingering over. As pastors we need to do a better job with the discipline of “spiritual loitering”.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 18, 2018
Loving someone enough to help them find freedom from their fears and appetites is the heart of church discipline.
By C.j. Mahaney on Nov 13, 2017
"If more people approached the Bible with a deep sense of helplessness, and hope-filled reliance on God’s merciful assistance, there would be far more seeing and savoring and transformation than there is.”
By Lance Witt on Apr 24, 2017
As pastors we need to do a better job with the discipline of “sanctified lingering”.
By Megan Briggs on Oct 4, 2016
Have we lost sight of the need to memorize Scripture in our digital age?
By Tony Reinke on Feb 15, 2017
Our Twitter and Facebook habits make praying harder than ever.
By Josh Reich on Apr 19, 2017
Now, we all know that God is the one who grows a church, but often that church is healthy and growing because of the character, quality and capacity of the lead pastor and leaders.
By Bill Couchenour on Nov 9, 2020
"Too often, we have allowed people to settle for giving 2 percent of their income, or attending 4 out of 5 Sundays."
By Colin Adams on Apr 30, 2018
"Early in my ministry, I needed twenty-plus hours to prepare. By now, the disciplines are more streamlined. I average perhaps ten hours or so," says Ortlund.