We live in a culture preoccupied with personality, where worth is often measured by wealth, power, prestige, and influence. In sharp contrast, the Bible reveals time and time again that God uses unremarkable people at unlikely times to accomplish His purposes. Like jars of clay, weak, ordinary men are chosen by God to show that all power and glory belong to Him alone. Jars of Clay: Listen (Free) | Download (Free – 155mb Zip File) | Purchase CD $14.25 Volume one of this series shines the spotlight on men like Barnabas, Caleb, and Ananias, whose confidence in the Lord’s power…

On this day of prayer, let’s call God’s people to pray throughout the nation. From the National Association of Evangelicals Dear NAE Board of Directors, As you probably know, the President has declared Sunday, March 15 to be a National Day of Prayer. I am writing to let you know that the NAE wishes to stand in solidarity with all who are beseeching the Lord. Beyond the call of our President is the command of our King to pray. “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for…

As a leader, how do you learn to tune-out distractions—busyness, the numbing nature of entertainment and social media, the urgency of ministry itself—without growing deaf to the inner vision and issues you need to listen to? What are the common white noises in leadership and ministry that you use to mask your unpleasant emotions and ignore the desires deep inside of you? Bible Gateway interviewed Clay Scroggins (@clayscroggins) about his book, How to Lead in a World of Distraction: Maximizing Your Influence by Turning Down the Noise (Zondervan, 2019). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, How to Lead When You’re…