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
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
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.
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was superseded by the modern world with its constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion, its democratic ideals and commercial freedoms, industry and technology, enlarged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?
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-All
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
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