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Should a Parent Attend Their Atheist Daughter’s Wedding?

Should I allow my other daughter to be in the wedding as a bridesmaid? Should I support the wedding financially?

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‘Non-Shepherding’ Pastors: Option or Oxymoron?

Watch J. D. Greear, Bryan Chapell, and Mike McKinley consider the legitimacy of a ‘non-shepherding’ pastor.

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Should Every Pastor Get a Sabbatical?

Two pastors and a businessman discuss whether it’s really necessary for every pastor to get a sabbatical.

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When Gospel-Loving Churches Undermine Marriage

Here are three practical but powerful messages we’ve sent to our young people, the outside world, and to ourselves about how we really think about marriage.

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What Not to Say to Someone Who’s Suffering

The mandatory happiness we require inside the church often perpetuates the pain people feel.

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You Are What—and How—You Read

LGBTQ activism on college campuses is the world I helped create.

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The Grueling Glory of Pastoral Ministry

To recognize that you actually need the gospel you preach is a wonderfully healthy thing.

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The Biblical Meaning of Success

We are called to steward all we have been given while we wait for our Savior’s return.

Also posted in Bible and Theology, Christian Living, Faith and Work | | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

When Staff and Lay Elders Collide

How can full-time ministers and lay elders live and work together in harmony?

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Dear Donald Miller

Spiritual life comes by hearing, seeing, and submitting, typically in that order.

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