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Three Elements of an Explosive Church Planting Movement
Developing better systems to reflect the best in kingdom expansion
Those numbers would be impressive today, so how did it happen before modern technology and training? Well, I wrote about it in 45 pages with over 17,000 words and 238 footnotes.
Can Multi-Site Work in a Rural Context?
Many churches have embraced a multi-site strategy with a lot of success.
We assume that for multi-site to work, it needs to come from a large congregation with numerous staff, lots of money, expensive technology, and skilled people to operate that technology
The Critical Role of Name-Calling in Our Witness: You Are ‘Beloved’
Perfectionism is just chronic insecurity in disguise.
be the most critical. Jim Collins posits in Good to Great that although technology cannot create growth, it can accelerate it. Social media has become
20 Truths on The Human Right by Rice Broocks
God's Sovereignty, Justice, and Truth.
of everything good in the West: its notion of human dignity, human rights, human equality, justice, optimism, rationality, family, education, universities, technology, science, culture of
20 Truths from Enter the Ring: Fighting Together for a Gospel-Saturated Marriage
Check out this new book from D.A. and Elicia Horton
Technology is both a blessing and a curse—a blessing because it allows us to communicate while we are away from each other, and a curse because it is fighting to be the Lord over
The Year Science Took Over the Pro-Life Movement
Even the technology touted at 2018’s March for Life can divide the cause when it comes to abortion policy.
Even the technology touted at 2018's March for Life can divide the cause when it comes to abortion policy. But this year's also looked to science and technology to bolster the cause.
Why We Need a Missiological Edge in Church Planting
Bigger and better AND deeper and further
But like industrial processes and technology, the reality is that a lot of it will become obsolete or at least too cumbersome to implement in what's already become a post-industrial society.
Video-Driven, Multisite Church Planting in Rural North America
Bringing big church opportunities to small communities
Themed teaching series, joint mission work, print and video pieces, use of technology, and many other things afforded by a connected network give a multisite church unique
Unapologetically Pro-Life—From the Moment of Conception Until the Last Breath on Earth
Being pro-life goes from the womb to the tomb, and Christians need to be unapologetic about those values.
Ultrasound technology today allows women to hear their baby's heartbeat as early as six to seven weeks' gestation; this is changing the game for pro-life advocates.
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
This celebration of black culture and black success points to a bigger story for the church.
The Wakandans, in the end, offer black people technology and expertise. I am not sure that technology can save us. Technology is only a force for good
What Is Evangelicalism?
A simple definition based in doctrine, history, or sociology won’t do. But a vibrant stream really does exist.
was superseded by the modern world with its constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion, its democratic ideals and commercial freedoms, industry and technology, enlarged print
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
have a more complicated job in raising their kids today than previous generations—primarily because they have the added responsibility of monitoring their children's technology use.
Don’t Despise Small Town Living: Jesus Didn’t
Capernaum was home to about 1,500 people.
While modern technology has greatly increased the rate of speed at which world news travels, it's still got nothing on my grandma on her front porch with her rotary dial phone.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Christian Living/Discipleship. The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place. Andy Crouch (Baker Books). “What do
What Tech Should My Church Get?Subscriber Access Only
A hasty technology purchase can cost you big time down the road.
A hasty technology purchase can cost you big time down the road. Even if you have the money to spend, it's vital to do your due diligence before you invest in new church technology.
Your Smartphone Is Neither a Cancer nor a Cure-AllSubscriber Access Only
A balanced, biblical take on the devices we can’t seem to live without.
We become lonely. “Technology is drawing us apart, by design. Less-than-inspiring subtitles abound: “FOMO in the Grave,” “Junk Food for the Soul,” “Technology and Isolation.”.
The Diffusion and Influence of Contemporary Worship
How does worship music style relate to congregational growth?
studies like the National Congregations Study (NCS) and Faith Communities Today (FACT), have used characteristics like informality, use of electronic technology and instruments
A New Q&A on Facebook: Join Me Each Tuesday at Noon CST
I love technology. But if I'm honest, one of the main reasons I love technology is that is helps me develop, sustain, and grow relationships with people from all over.
The Luddites and the First Contest of Man Versus Machine
Rapid technological change in 18th- and 19th-century England led to violent resistance…by Methodists.
our lives. What would happen, however, if it became the whole of our lives? What might happen if this next phase of technology is not handled well? If I
How to Find Hope in the Humanless Economy
Robots could take half of our jobs in the next decade. Here’s why Christians have nothing to fear.
It was his job, identifying technology to make the data center more efficient, and he was good at it. Naturally, expenses shrank. So did the staff. The technology
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Lead Us Not Into Scandal
Lead Us Not Into Scandal
While some other evangelicals stumbled in national news, Graham's Modesto Manifesto kept him from falling.
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