Just Preach the Gospel!

March 13, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times, “All you have to do to get people to give is to preach the Gospel.” May I suggest that if this were the case churches would never have to worry about money or budget problems? Sad to say, this simply isn’t true. While it […]


Energy Stewardship

March 6, 2014 | Posted by Art Scherer

What a winter this has been! Most of the United States remains shivering into March with snow cover on 49 of the 50 states. It reminds me of the old English hymn: In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan,  Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;  Snow had fallen, snow on snow, […]


Preach it at Starbucks

January 20, 2014 | Posted by Ken Chitwood

The other day I was at a pastors’ luncheon, and the speaker was passionately sharing about how to  preach and be better cultural exegetes with our preaching. It was good stuff. He said, “Sometimes I write my sermons at Starbucks and as I write, I wonder what it would sound like to the young woman […]