Ed Stetzer Articles

Why Do So Many Believers Ignore Their Bible?

According to a study done by LifeWay Research, 9 out of every 10 households own a Bible. That's a pretty considerable...
6 Biblical Messages That Will Make You a Better Parent

6 Biblical Messages That Will Make You a Better Parent

The world is changing—that's always a true statement—but perhaps never as fast as it has been changing the last few decades, and never more evident when it comes to issues of morality and sexuality. The reality is, we as parents have an obligation to...

The New Morality: Raising Kids in a Confused Culture

The New Morality: Raising Kids in a Confused Culture

The world is changing—that's always a true statement—but perhaps never as fast as it has been changing the last few decades, and never more evident when it comes to issues of morality and sexuality.The reality is, we as parents have an obligation to teach...

De-Mythologizing the Culture of the Christian Church

De-Mythologizing the Culture of the Christian Church

I was recently interviewed by PE News, which is the official news source of The Assemblies of God, about church culture myths that are believed and spread by many throughout the country who are both inside and outside of the church.As I always say, facts are our...

3 Important Church Trends for the Next 10 Years

3 Important Church Trends for the Next 10 Years

As someone who both cares about the mission of the church and leads a research organization, I watch the trends in the church and the culture. Occasionally, someone asks me to share some thoughts on the big picture, in the case of the North American context,...

Is Worship the Ultimate Act of Human Existence?

Is Worship the Ultimate Act of Human Existence?

Worship is one of those fascinating topics that can both unite and divide the church. I've heard it said that "worship matters most"—seemingly a bit of a strong statement, but the question is: Is it true?Worship: Because We Were Created for SuchJohn Piper, in...

‘We Have to Find a Way to Get the Gospel Out’

‘We Have to Find a Way to Get the Gospel Out’

Many church leaders are recognizing a heartbreaking reality. We have received the good news of the gospel but we're not actually communicating that good news. Paul writes to the church in Corinth that we are compelled by love in particular because...

Why Are Pentecostals Growing in Number?

Why Are Pentecostals Growing in Number?

There are parts of the globe where the greatest church growth is happening through the Pentecostal movement. One of the most frequently asked questions is: "In a world where the church seems to be declining in many areas, how they are bucking the trend?"There is never...

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