Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty

Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty

Keith and Kristen Getty drive hymnody for the missionary work.


Ed Stetzer: Tell us a little bit about how you put together the album in the first place. It’s very diverse.

Weekend Edition—June 17, 2016

Weekend Edition—June 17, 2016

The SBC and Refugees, Ministering in Disaster, Pastor Mistakes, Church Signs, and more!


Singled Out

Singled Out

It's time to lay aside our assumptions about singleness.


Singlism: the stigmatization of uncoupled adults, whether divorced, widowed, or ever single.[1]

The Dangerous Divide Between Theology and Practicality

The Dangerous Divide Between Theology and Practicality

An unnecessary divide between theology and methodology is unwise.


In many corners of the church today, there’s an unhelpful and unhealthy division between theology and practical ministry. This division is damaging to both the discipline of theology and the practice of ministry because one without the other causes an imbalance.

3 Ways Suffering Produces Sanctification

3 Ways Suffering Produces Sanctification

Suffering for the believer is never without purpose.


“Why?” is the question many of us ask of the Lord when something tragic happens in our lives or in the life of someone we know. There’s story after story of suffering in the Bible, but very seldom do we know why the people suffered. On this topic Paul wrote:

The Future of Southern Baptist Evangelism: A New (Closing) Series

The Future of Southern Baptist Evangelism: A New (Closing) Series

The math doesn't lie: Southern Baptists need new evangelistic momentum.


Cultural challenges

A negative view of engaging culture, and being negatively viewed by culture, remains a thorn to SBC effectiveness. And, to be honest, some leaders have exacerbated this problem.

Saturday is for Seminars—Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

Saturday is for Seminars—Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

If you're coming to the SBC, look me up!


The Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting, June 14-15, 2016—St. Louis

Here’s an excerpt from a recent article I wrote for Baptist Press on evanglism in the SBC:

More Church Planting—Not Less—Is Needed

More Church Planting—Not Less—Is Needed

Here are 5 realities for more effective church planting efforts.


Among the best ways for us to reach people with the gospel is personal evangelism and church planting. Even with all the changes in culture this remains our best option for reaching unbelievers.

Church planting efforts need focus. A scattershot approach will not be the most effective.

Weekend Edition—June 10, 2016

Weekend Edition—June 10, 2016

Politics, soccer, leadership, church signs and more!


Politics aren’t Worth Your FriendshipsTrillia Newbell

I second this wholeheartedly.

Amplifying Evangelism—Why Preparation for Evangelism Is More Important than Evangelism

Amplifying Evangelism—Why Preparation for Evangelism Is More Important than Evangelism

As God nurtures us, we are ever ready to share the gospel.


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