Pastor's Corner

7 Myths About Forgiveness

Shane Pruitt

One of the scariest verses in all of Scripture has to be Matthew 6:14–15, where Jesus said, "For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses."

What Improv Comedy Can Teach Us About Evangelism

John Crilly

Have you ever experienced improv comedy? It feels like chaos! Chicago is the home to the most influential comedy theatre in the world, Second City. From the elevated train running through Chicago, you can read billboards advertising the Second City Improv class: "Because Everyone's A Comedian."

How Much Does God Want Us to Keep?

Rob West

The American dream is often described in terms of attaining a certain lifestyle. The nice house. The fancy car. The attractive spouse. The adorable children. And once that lifestyle is achieved, the dream expands. Maybe it now includes an annual trip abroad. And a golf club membership. And a bigger diamond ring. You get the idea.

5 Steps to Get Your Pastor on Board With Your Youth Ministry

greg stier

I talk to youth leaders across the country, many of whom feel like their pastors are not fully behind their youth ministry efforts. Speaking as a former church planter and preaching pastor, here are a few tips that will help get your Sr. Pastor on board with you and your youth ministry:

Church News

Kenton Beshore of Mariners Church

Megachurch Pastor on Things I Wish Jesus Never Said: Be a Servant

God commands Christians to "be fearless" in their role as servants of Christ, the pastor of Mariners Church in Southern California said in his latest "Things I Wish Jesus Never Said" sermon series.s servants of Christ, the pastor of Mariners Church in Southern California said in his latest "Things I Wish Jesus Never Said" sermon series.