FIRST-PERSON: Seven reasons to praise the Lord
Praise God in all circumstances, writes columnist Todd Gaddis, "rather than looking back at the end of your life and wishing you had praised more."
FIRST-PERSON: When Christ sought solitude
Intentional periods of solitude, Todd Gaddis writes, soothe believers' souls and help them hear from God more clearly.
FIRST-PERSON: 10 steps to finishing strong
Todd Gaddis suggests 10 practices that contribute to a strong finish for pastors in the latter half of their ministries. Among them: Stay relevant, speak positively, focus on the family, dig deeper in the Word.