Can any leader be trusted?

How do we know who to believe and who not to believe? Sex abuse allegations highlight the need to restore biblical values.
December 05, 2017   Bob Russell

How to encourage deep relationships

Spiritually edifying conversations are desperately needed today. Here are tips to promote those types of interactions.
December 01, 2017   Bob Russell

The oft-repeated cycle of church history

How would you define the primary purpose of the church?
November 09, 2017   Bob Russell

How to lead with confident humility

God will bring people and experiences into your life that will keep you humble.
October 23, 2017   Bob Russell

Responding to headlines about white supremacy

Here are five biblical principles to consider as you discuss this controversy.
September 05, 2017   Bob Russell

How do you determine right from wrong?

What was considered abhorrent a generation ago is now widely accepted.
August 27, 2017   Bob Russell

Should I perform my niece’s wedding—she and her fiancé are living together?

As the culture continues to turn away from biblical morality, having certain policies about marriage ceremonies are often considered extreme, legalistic, judgmental, and worse.
August 03, 2017   Bob Russell

A leader's call to prayer

It’s time for all pastors and church leaders to cry out to God with a sense of desperation.
July 12, 2017   Bob Russell

Is your faith strong enough to survive persecution?

This gut-wrenching account of the persecution of fellow believers should challenge us to do several things.
June 30, 2017   Bob Russell

7 characteristics of a lazy person

The following characteristics help distinguish between appropriate ambition and downright laziness.
June 18, 2017   Bob Russell

Searching for perfect in the workplace

Is that realistic? How many people love everything about their job?
June 01, 2017   Bob Russell

4 more reasons your job matters to God

We are created in the image of God. And God works! The Lord designed us also to be productive.
May 17, 2017   Bob Russell

Characteristics of a good shepherd

Jesus described himself as “the good shepherd.” That is an important distinction for church leaders to consider.
April 09, 2013   Bob Russell
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The dark side of success
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Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:13 (ESV)
Tami Heim

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Mike Bonem

Mike Bonem is an author, consultant, speaker, church leader, businessperson, husband and father. He loves ...