Billy Graham’s Life & Ministry By The Numbers By LifeWay Facts & Trends
While we mourn the death of Billy Graham, we can look back and celebrate his life and the impact he has made for the Kingdom of God. The numbers may seem to be only a small part of his ministry, but they represent much more than that. They point to the millions whose lives were changed because they heard “America’s pastor” deliver a clear gospel message.
At Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California this past Sunday, Pastor Rick Warren welcomed Beth Moore to chat with the megachurch congregation about sexual abuse, what it costs victims and the healing process that comes along with it.
How Can I Help? By Kaye Hurta
How can I help? Those four words are no doubt familiar to you if you minister to hurting women. I have said them more times than I can count. In fact, in my role as crisis counselor for LifeWay women’s events, they are the first four words I speak when greeting a woman who is hurting. I said them multiple times last week in Seattle during our first Living Proof Live of 2018, and I will say them again in a few days at the LPL in Ft. Lauderdale. We all will say them often because women everywhere are hurting, and we all need help to navigate the rocky terrain of our pain.
3 Phrases That Continually Betray Leaders and Team Members By Eric Geiger
On healthy teams, dialogue can be robust and transparent. When there is trust, communication can be open and honest. Getting to solid decisions can happen much faster on teams that trust one another. When there isn’t trust, even routine decisions take insane amounts of time as people waste time building alliances with pre- and post-meetings with smaller groups of people. In the midst of robust dialogue, even great leaders and great team members can use phrases that betray them, phrases that show them to be guilty of the exact thing they are attempting to absolve themselves of.