Alcohol Abuse, Perry Noble, and the Church's Response—What Now?

Alcohol Abuse, Perry Noble, and the Church's Response—What Now?

Alcohol and the pastor.


By now, you’ve probably read that Perry Noble is no longer the pastor at NewSpring Church.

The Greenville Online newspaper explained:

Churches in America—Part 3

Churches in America—Part 3

Convictional Christians are not leaving the faith.


In addition to vital trends associated with Protestants and evangelicals, there are three more vital trends that are necessary to make sense of America’s religious landscape.

The rise of non-denominational churches.

Churches in America—Part 2

Churches in America—Part 2

Mainline Protestantism as a whole is hemorrhaging.


Mainline Protestants

Churches in America—Part 1

Churches in America—Part 1

Overall, the Church’s influence on Americans is beginning to fade.


The polls are in and the news is bad for the Church in America. Christianity is on the decline, Americans have given up on God, and the “Nones”—those who have no religious ties—are on the rise. It is indeed true that parts of the Christian Church in America are struggling, while a growing number of Americans are far from God.

Engaging the Elections at Church

Engaging the Elections at Church

How to pastor your congregation during the campaign season.


With billions of dollars spent on presidential campaigns every four years, it is almost impossible for anyone who has a radio, television, computer or smart phone to ignore the barrage of news, advertisements and commentary on America’s favorite pastime: politics.

Small Church (Chicagoland) Pastor, Need a Break? I'll Preach for You Tomorow

Small Church (Chicagoland) Pastor, Need a Break? I'll Preach for You Tomorow

I'm moving to Chicago. Need a Sunday off? I'll come preach.


Need pulpit supply and you pastor a small church in Chicagoland?

I’ll be happy to preach for you, July 3, 2016.

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Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You

Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You

Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.


Doubtless most Americans believe America has a special relationship to God. Last year LifeWay Research found:

Weekend Edition—July 1, 2016

Weekend Edition—July 1, 2016

Care for Refugees, America Divided, Church Signs, and more!


Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe laterAdelle M. Banks

Wise Decision-Making in God’s Economy

Wise Decision-Making in God’s Economy

How do we know that we are pleasing God in all that we do?


Who will be our next president? It’s a question that is on everyone’s mind. In light of the upcoming presidential election, economic questions like, “Should we trade with China?” or “How do we pay for our debt?” are swirling in the minds of Americans.

Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism

Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism

The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.


The enduring question for the church is this: how do we fulfill the Great Commission in a rapidly changing world?

We—the church of the West—receive no exception from the question.

But it appears that despite our best efforts to keep up with the ever-morphing values and circumstances of Western cultures, the answer eludes us.

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