When it comes to ministry leadership, I don't focus on trying to motivate other people. I worry about motivating me, and if I'm motivated it will be contagious. This is true in any area of ministry. Your duty is not necessarily to motivate others. But if you stay motivated, people will catch your enthusiasm. They will catch your vision.
Benjamin Scot Miller filmed his son's first year, and this touching story has gone viral on YouTube. Born prematurely, Ward Miles was too small for his mother to hold, and even when she could hold him, he needed a complex medical apparatus to stay alive.
Priscilla Shirer, Bible teacher, best-selling author and popular conference speaker, takes hold of two brief but weighty verses from the Book of Ephesians to remind readers that "just because God can doesn't mean He will," and "just because He hasn't doesn't mean He won't." The bottom line, according to Shirer, is to remember "that He is able" — but you won't ever know it unless you take God at His word and put your faith to the test.
After a very public conversion process to become an ordained deacon in the Church of England just 13 months ago, CNN International business anchor Charles Hodson has been defrocked after confessing to an adulterous affair with one of his parishioners.
Billboard announced yesterday that they will update their Christian and gospel song charts by including digital download sales and online streaming data in addition to their existing radio airplay method to determine song rankings.
Thieves broke into a Sacramento, Calif., church last week and stole Thanksgiving food that the congregation intended to give to those in need, but the giveaway became even bigger than planned after the surrounding community rallied to support the church.
Last week, BBYO, a Jewish teen organization, organized prescreenings of the new film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," but with a twist – they teamed up with local food banks and asked for food donations. Across the country, Jewish teens participating in this effort donated over 17,000 pounds of food.