Sacred Over Skilled: Discerning Who Should Plant Churches | Who He Is

by Matthew Delaughter What comes to mind when you think of a church planter? What are their characteristics? Maybe someone who is driven and unconventional in their approach to ministry. I began considering church planting back when I was in community college, and from that time, words I often heard …

Gospel-Bold or Culture-Wise?

Sometimes we find ourselves between two opposing camps of believers. Let’s call them Gospelites and Culturites. Gospelites emphasize the crucial importance of bold gospel proclamation. They maintain that urgent and bold evangelism is far more important than studying the culture. Culturites, on the other hand, emphasize the necessity of cultural …

Pursue Musical Excellence by Building Worship Leaders

O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will …

I’m Wasting My Life in a Small Town Church

Recently, I was having a conversation with a family about joining our church. The husband began to express some of his reservations. He put it squarely to me: “Chad, why is this church so…small?” Realizing he might have come off a bit strong, he clarified that the church had superb …

A Brotherhood

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. Paul to the Philippians 1:3-4