Gospel Conversations with Culture

We need to lead the next generation in developing a more robust view of the gospel.  The gospel speaks to every single area of life and has something to say to every area of culture.  This is true because Jesus is Lord of all.  As student ministry leaders, if we are to begin to affect that kind of change within …

Honoring Your Pastor

Exodus 17:8-16 chronicles a battle between Amalek and Israel—a battle in which Israel was victorious.  But the favorable outcome of the battle for God’s people resulted not from Israel’s might but rather from the placement of the “staff of God” (17:9).  Moses was to stand on the hill overlooking the battle, raising the staff in his hand; Exodus 17:11 records …

Challenges of Campus Ministry

The public school offers arguably the greatest mission field in America. In most places today, getting on a campus during school hours is a bit more difficult than in years past. Here are some basic challenges to getting out of the church office onto the campus: 1. The institutionalization of the church The first challenge that we face is the institutionalization …