Loren Gjesdal

What is your picture of an ideal family?

What is Your Picture of an Ideal Family?

If we could imagine the first family in a world with no consequences of the fall, then we could imagine what an ideal family might look like.

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 2

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 2

Through prayer we can enter a deep and intimate relationship with our abba father, we can share his heart and work.

How Does Prayer Transform You, Part 1

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 1

Prayer is the interactive work of the Word, Holy Spirit and human intellect that God uses to build a relationship between himself and you.

5 Reasons the Church Needs Administration

5 REASONS THE CHURCH NEEDS ADMINISTRATION

When done right, church administration is essential for accomplishing the heart of any effective church ministry—equipping discipleship.

Why We Keep Singing Together: Building Each Other Up

My local church’s worship team is really tremendous. Vocals, drums, guitars, piano—all very talented. Yet they just can’t quite measure up to my favorite worship band and they rarely play any of the songs on my faves list. Don’t get me wrong, I like our pastor (oh, wait, I am the pastor) but he just […]