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The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series.
weeks. Have you ever been a part of a winning team? Maybe it was a sports team in high school. Maybe it was a work team that launched a new product.
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference
Jesus, rural ministry, and football
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference. In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference.
The Helpful History of Minority Demonstrations
John Richards responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest
This weekend, President Trump fired the tweet heard 'round the sports world. And the sports world—specifically NFL players and owners— responded with protests and demonstrations.
How We’re Encouraging Chicago Church Planters This Fall
Join us this month at Progressive Baptist Church in downtown Chicago.
summer hiatus. Young families spend weekends doing sports and visiting orchards, squeezing out every ounce of the summer before the winter hits. For
Giving God the (Olympic) Glory: Christian Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang
These athletes walked with God along the arduous road to the Olympics.
Gina Dalfonzo| February 8, 2018. Image: Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images. Winter Olympic sports take strength, grace, speed, precision, and incredible courage.
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework.
Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice.
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework. Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice. Jen Wilkin| November 27
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
This celebration of black culture and black success points to a bigger story for the church.
I didn't want the water hoses of Alabama to once again wreck my hopes. I didn't want to see us integrate another school, sports team, or profession despite the overwhelming odds.
The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles
Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries
He felt called by God to return to his country and start a sports business, training and discipling both nationally known athletes and youth in his home district.
God and the Gridiron Game
America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself.
The NFL remains far and away America's most popular sports league, and nearly 43 percent of Americans' identify either professional or college football as their favorite sport.
Go Big or Go Home: Reimagining Rural Church Planting
If millions of Americans still lived in rural areas, surely God cared about them too.
It's the phrase we used in college to commemorate basically any achievement from a victory in intramural sports to a surprisingly good grade in ECON 101.
How to Serve Your City When You Aren’t a Megachurch
Our resources are limited, but that hasn’t stopped us.
of our city, surrounded by neighbors from every walk of life enjoying their club sandwiches and sweet tea, and with a room full of televisions tuned into every sports channel available, I
What to Give Up for Lent 2018? Consider Twitter’s Top 100 Ideas
(UPDATED) On the first VaLENTine's Day since WWII, it appears chocolate and alcohol will be absent from many dates.
10. politics, 252. 11. generic, 224. 12. possessions, 155. 13. entertainment, 149. 14. shopping, 147. 15. health/hygiene, 125. 16. money, 94. 17. sports, 53. 18. weather, 21. 19. clothes, 14
Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
While there are other programs or venues like sports teams and non-religiously related interventions that have been demonstrated to be efficacious in reducing prejudice and intergroup
Effective Partnering: The Church and Cross-Cultural Worker On-Task Together
A good church-field partnership takes work and lots of communication.
Is it basketball? Education? Medical care? Hairstylists? Coffee/tea-drinking? Adventure sports? Business acumen? Counseling? The list is endless.
Ghost Towns and Small Towns: Church Planting in a Boom and Bust World
representing God in places that have been burned by short booms and long busts
substance abuse, depression, and self-defeating attempts to tap into the boom economy through lottery tickets, casino gambling, or long-shot ambitions of hitting it big in sports or music.
Why We Should Be Inviting Our Non-Christian Friends and Neighbors to Church at Easter, My Article at CNN (and a Bit More)
More people are open to Gospel conversations that you might think.
The reality is, we all 'proselytize' (convert to another belief or opinion) about something: a sports team, a way of seeing gender or age or social status, certain foods, political affiliations
The Youth Sports Myth: You Owe It to Your Child
Hundreds of dollars, hours of intense practice. Is it worth the cost?
Opinion | Family. The Youth Sports Myth: You Owe It to Your Child. Condition. Find the right travel team. But experts in the fields of sports and medicine are telling a different story.
Why You Most Certainly Will Fail to Reach Your Secular Friends
Many have never been given a single reason as to why God is relevant to their lives.
I mean is for us to make a difference by connecting with people, getting involved with Apple computers, with Congress, with your high school leadership team, with sports or whatever
How Young African Americans are Fusing Faith and Activism
And how the church can help nurture their desire to integrate spirituality and social justice in fresh ways.
churches and even youth groups have lost. In a different generation, youth group or sports teams might have played that role. I remember listening to some of
Ten Christian Athletes Who Were Tebowing Before Tebow
Christian sports stars have a long history of using their public platform to display their private faith.
Christian sports stars have a long history of using their public platform to display their private faith. Early Church; Middle Ages; Reformation; Early Modern; Modern.
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.
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