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How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift
In many ways, we have lost our home field advantage.
How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift. How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift. This cultural shift has resulted in the loss of what I refer to as the Christian's home court advantage.
Kaepernick, Speech, and a Job: The Cleat May Soon be on the Other Foot
Free speech is important, but is it always helpful, and how does it relate to employment?
However, looking at current cultural trajectory, and how dissenters are being treated (see examples If current trends continue, Christians will be penalized for their speech soon enough.
Three Keys to Increasing Church Planting Capacity in Denominations
Engage the Planters. Embrace the Pace. Establish the Path.
As with any mission field, understanding the cultural context is important. help them learn, pastor them, pray for them, supply biblical principles that aren't based on trends, and generally
Cities and Multiculturalism: Two Trends in Church Planting Today
God can be at work in more than one place at a time.
the leadership of someone of color or someone from a different historical or cultural background. Trends come and go, but the one trend that should endure is that we plant because
Alan Jacobs: Hating Your Neighbor Will Make You DumbSubscriber Access Only
How tribalism and culture-warring have ravaged our ability to think.
change their minds. Repugnant Cultural Others. All these trends have hampered our ability to think carefully, judiciously, and generously. As a professor
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
In this special issue, we've included articles that explore trends in women's discipleship, examine reason many women don't quickly identify as leaders is because our cultural models of
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 5
Can a church building be culturally engaged?
1 of 2. Trends in Church Architecture, Part 5. Is our building cultural? At the World of Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta, GA, you can taste Coke products from around the world.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 3
Third Places are the new multi-purpose building.
In this the third installment in the series Trends in Church Architecture, we'll as community centers, coffeehouses, parks and playgrounds, restaurants, and theaters, and cultural centers.
The State of The Church in America: When Numbers Point To A New Reality, Part 3
Before you dismiss research as unimportant, read this. If facts are our friends, then it's time we listen to them for the good of the Church in America.
Wednesday, we looked at Mainline Protestants, Evangelicals, and some important trends. distinguish those who profess Christianity into three categories: cultural, congregational, and
Cultural Trends Pastors Should Recognize
Every generation has to consider their context as they live out the mission
Feb 22, 2016. Evangelism. Cultural Trends Pastors Should Recognize. Cultural Trends Pastors Should Recognize. Every generation has to consider their
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 1
Don't overlook the philosophical importance of worship facilities.
In this article—the first in a series on trends in church buildings— I will make a few philosophical observations about 4. Worship Facilities Can Communicate A Cultural Engagement.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 4
Here are seven "Third Places" churches have built in and for their communities.
1 of 11. Trends in Church Architecture, Part 4. Redeemer Presbyterian Church built the W83 Community and Cultural Center, which serves as the home of its West-Side congregation.
Churches in America—Part 3
Convictional Christians are not leaving the faith.
to vital trends associated with Protestants and evangelicals, there are three more vital trends that are at least in part we are witnessing the demise of casual and cultural Christianity.
How Can The Church Thrive In A Non-Christian World?
If our churches have to be a little more uncomfortable to us insiders in order to reach even one lost soul for Christ, that’s a sacrifice we should all be willing to make.
Christian era. I will be speaking on “Cultural Trends and the State of the Church.” Join me at this limited seat event. As we all know, it's election season.
Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine
The Decline of Christian Evangelism … and What We Can Do About It
Evangelism is the recurring theme of what matters to me. Talk for a moment about the larger cultural picture. Are there any generational trends to note here?
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
In this special issue, we've included articles that explore trends in women's discipleship, examine of Maycomb remind us that women's ministry does not happen in a cultural vacuum.
The State of The Church in America: When Numbers Point To A New Reality, Part 2
Before you dismiss research as unimportant, read this. If facts are our friends, then it's time we listen to them for the good of the Church in America.
to vital trends associated with Protestants and evangelicals, there are three more vital trends that are at least in part we are witnessing the demise of casual and cultural Christianity.
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
Current cultural trends underscore why few of our millennial children want great-grandpa's prized collection of oversized beer steins. Popular shelter
4 Responses to Cultural Change
Christians must know how to engage culture.
Here are four possible responses to cultural change small group members to understand timeless biblical truth as the lens through which they view current events and trends and equips
Saturday Is For Seminars: West Palm, Long Beach, and Talbot Seminary at Biola University
Several conferences are coming up. I hope to see you at one of them.
I will look at the state of the culture and how the church might engage emerging cultural trends. Combining statistics, theology, a call to mission, and humor
Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Emptied Arab churches prepare for a rare task: making room.
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