Rural Fish Bowl
Pastor Dad needs to be just Dad.
Church-Based Academic Partnerships—How the Church and the Academy Can Better Connect to Raise Up and Train
Students receive practical ministry training, in context, when church and academia partner.
Shootings, Grace, and the Gospel: An Interview with Pastor Eddie Bevill of Parkridge Church on the Parkland Shooting
Parkridge Church met in the high school for 7 years—now they're hosting a vigil for those killed in the shooting.
The Olympics Have Begun! What Can We Learn from the Top Athletes?
Is physical activity, like running, swimming, and dancing, an act of worship unto the Lord?
All Good Things Must Come to an End
Every ending is a new beginning.
The Source of True Joy
Joy is not found in our circumstances.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Life
Six keys to being more productive in life and ministry.
Your Day in Court
His case is so convincing, so true, that it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that you are guilty.
Love Is Slow, but It Lasts
Final thoughts on family, faith, and what matters most.
"Looking for Ways to Build Bridges"
A conversation with CT editor Katelyn Beaty about blogging, books, and what's next.
Nine Favorite Posts from Thin Places
The best of faith, family, disability, and culture as I say goodbye to blogging.
Why I Need to Stop Blogging
The possibilities and limitations of logging life on the Internet.
The Pastoral Transition Zone: Catching God’s Timing For Your Church And Ministry
When you give church members the gift of time and respect, they’ll go with you to some exciting places.
9 No-Fault Reasons Some Local Churches Close Their Doors
Is it an admission of defeat or disobedience to acknowledge that congregations have a finite life-span?
Going, But Not Forgotten: A Tribute To Those Who Help Local Churches Die With Dignity
Whatever your past, present or future as a congregation may be, we are grateful for the kingdom work you have done.
The Modern Myth Of The Persistently Growing Congregation
The addition or multiplication of small congregations has always been the typical way the church has grown.