“Grace always has about it the scent of scandal,” Philip Yancey wrote. That’s true individually. It’s also true corporately. Jesus didn’t die for a perfect church; He died to make her perfect. At times, Jesus allows His …Read More
Christ has given His church deacons to lead the church in its ministries of mercy. Deacons serve those in the church by ministering to people in their times of need. Though deacons lead in this area, ministries of mercy are …Read More
Rev. Elliot V. Grudem is lead pastor for leadership development and church planting at Vintage Church in Raleigh, N.C., and founder and president of the Leaders Collective, an organization aimed at equipping pastors.