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By Scott Ardavanis The DNA of my early years of ministry was Ephesians 4:11–16. It became part of me. The goals for turning men into ministers • To promote a biblical theology of equipping the saints for the glory of…

By Rodney A. Is your youth ministry needing a pick-me-up? Are you looking for a way to get students excited about the Lord? You might think, “Maybe a short-term missions trip is the answer! A little time in a third…

  The week between Christmas and New Year’s is an amazing gift from God for reflection. It’s a week when you are coming off the excitement of Christmas and as you prepare for what lies ahead in 2017. As you…

Christmas is portrayed as a bright season with its lights, ornaments, and packaging. The reality for many of us though is that it’s one of the darkest times of the year. Christmas forces us to reflect on the past, and…

“We’re not in Kansas any more,” Dorothy opined in the movie The Wizard of Oz. She didn’t know she had landed in a new world, but she was quite certain about one thing: she wasn’t at home anymore. A lot of young people…

More Than a Political Issue A commitment to life and to its sanctity is much more than a political issue. It is an issue that affects children, mothers, fathers, families, and generations. The 1973 Roe v. Wade decision was handed…

Anyone who has known Butch and Carolyn Gleason for very long will have heard them recount stories of stepping out in faith and seeing the Lord make extravagant provision for their needs. The Gleasons moved to Louisville to be closer…

On October 3rd, Category 4 Hurricane Matthew inundated the south of Haiti with storm surges, heavy rains, and powerful winds. That night it passed through the bay and battered the Northwest with the same intensity. During the storm a group…

We are going to the ACBC National Conference! Join us! Monday, October 3-Wednesday, October 5 40th Anniversary The ACBC National Conference this year is a don’t miss event. In the first place, they are celebrating their 40th anniversary. Their founder, Jay…

“You need to get saved?!?” This was my youth pastor’s incredulous reply to me as I knelt at our church’s prayer bench in tears. Everyone thought I was a believer. I knew that my life was a sham. The Lord…