Archive by year 2013

8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

From all accounts, in today’s culture, people are tired of meetings. According to INFOCOMM, 11 million meetings occur in the U.S. every day. That’s a lot of meetings! Unnecessary meetings cost our companies productivity dollars, drains employee focus, creates frustration, causes malaise on staff teams, and can bog projects down.  All of this causes us […]

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Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

I was excited! I had taken half of the day off to prepare the meal, printed the recipes, purchased all of the right ingredients, lined up all of the necessary cooking tools and instruments, and mentally prepared to do the work that was ahead of me. I was going to prepare a fancy meal for my […]

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Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Pastoral Excess? Pastoral Suicide; God’s Sovereignty in Tragedy

Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Pastoral Excess? Pastoral Suicide; God’s Sovereignty in Tragedy

Gospel Today presents “This Week” explores the topics, people and issues impacting our world from the perspective of faith to answer the question, “How can we live out the Gospel today?” This week, the panel discusses the controversy around Pastor Steven Furtick’s $1.7 million home in Charlotte. Is it the latest example of pastoral excess? […]

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New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

One of the most overwhelming feelings is to become a new leader in an existing ministry where there’s already an established culture, leaders, practices, problems, traditions, and “skeletons in the closet”.  The older the organization the more there is to learn.  The bigger the organization, the more people there are to become familiar with. Sure, […]

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Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Response to “Strange Fire” conference

Gospel Today presents “This Week” – Response to “Strange Fire” conference

Gospel Today presents “This Week” explores the topics, people and issues impacting our world from the perspective of faith to answer the question, “How can we live out the Gospel today?” This week, the panel tackles the controversial “Strange Fire” conference hosted by radio personality, John MacArthur. The conference intended to issue a scathing rebuke […]

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Letting Go of Pain, Holding On to Faith

Letting Go of Pain, Holding On to Faith

Selected Excerpt from Treasures in the Darkness by Bishop L. Lawrence Brandon  I want to invite you on a journey of faith, one that reveals the love of God and how He can help you overcome private pain. Private pain is a severe emotional and mental distress that, for one reason or another, you keep […]

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Tyler Perry Lays Hands on T.D. Jakes?! USA/Syria Conflict?

Gospel Today presents “This Week” explores the topics, people and issues impacting our world from the perspective of faith to answer the question, “How can we live out the Gospel today?” This week’s “High Points” news section recaps MegaFest 2013 and explores the issues and questions surrounding Tyler Perry laying of hands on Bishop TD […]

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