Leadership

Why Character Trumps Competence

Why Character Trumps Competence

In these moments we’re reminded that while some leaders lack competence, everyone has character. The real issue is, what kind of character?

Why We Need Administration in Church Ministries

Why We Need Administration in Church Ministries

Effective administration in each ministry means that the church’s ministries are working together for the edification of the church body.

Online Exclusives

Three Keys to Enduring Suffering

According to Open Doors, more than fifty countries are listed as hostile to Christianity. This means that if one becomes a believer in Jesus Christ as Savior, they can expect to face suffering. Even though we in the West are not used to thinking about suffering for Christ’s sake, we need to be ready for […]

Reconciliation in God’s Time

The Bible says much about the subject of reconciliation. Through the blood of Christ, God forgave our sins and reconciled us to Him. But what happens when someone does wrong to us? We can gain insight through the story of Jacob and Esau. Family conflicts Long ago, there were twin brothers born to parents who […]

Q&A

What happens during the millennium?

What happens during the millennium? I’m confused. Please help.  Your clearly stated question is one that might be asked by many earnest Bible students. Our shorthand reply aims to anchor the one thousand-year reign of Christ — the millennium — in several Bible texts that offer broad answers. Our first and last texts are bookends […]

Will we have eternal reunions with our loved ones?

Does Scripture teach that we will be reunited with loved ones in the kingdom of heaven? When people say, “Daddy’s happy now. He’s with Mother again,” I just smile. I would dearly love to see my parents again, but I can’t think of where the Bible tells me so. Is there any basis for thinking […]

Media4U

The Open Bible® NIV

Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is pleased to announce the release of The Open Bible, now available for the first time in the widely read New International Version (NIV) translation. The Bible is a book filled with different genres, like wisdom literature, poetry, prophetic speeches, and historical reporting and was written by many […]

International Hymn Writing Collective

Getty Music, founded by celebrated hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty, will launch the second round of its International Hymn Writing Collective on March 17. The program aims to develop the skills of writers who seek to compose congregational songs full of deep theology, profound poetry, and stirring melodies. The first round of the collective, […]