February 8, 2019

Preparing for a missionary trip can be both stressful and incredibly exciting–especially if it is your first mission trip. As you prepare for your trip by packing, researching the culture you’ll be visiting, and getting any necessary vaccinations, don’t forget to prepare yourself spiritually. Let God’s Word sink in and remind you of the significance…

February 4, 2019

Over the last two decades, congregations have engaged in worship through added visual elements during services.  Eyes that once were focused down on a hymnal are now more often looking up at wall-projected content.  Lately, many churches have decided to take this a step further by installing LED video walls in their sanctuaries.  These video…

February 1, 2019

(click the image above to watch the film trailer) The first Christian film of 2019 looks very promising. THE LEAST OF THESE is based on the true story of Graham Staines. The release date will mark the 20th anniversary of the missionary’s martyrdom. Here is the film review from The Christian Post:   “The Least…

January 28, 2019

“Burnout” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is defined as “the condition of someone who has become very physically and emotionally tired after doing a difficult job for a long time.” Travis Collins, author of For Ministers about to Start…or about to Give Up, says the research is both alarming and consistent. Through his research, he found…

January 25, 2019

Large numbers of young adults who frequently attended Protestant worship services in high school are dropping out of church. Two-thirds of young people say they stopped regularly going to church for at least a year between the ages of 18 and 22, a new LifeWay Research survey shows. That means the church had a chance…