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What I Learned in the Fire

What I Learned in the Fire

When pastoring a church plant became a living hell, I thought I was done with ministry.

I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

How my inner crisis led to new life in my leadership.

Transforming Failure

Transforming Failure

How God used a painful season of ministry to change my life.

Surprising Benefits of Failure

Surprising Benefits of Failure

Success comes from multiple attempts

Between Two Worlds

Between Two WorldsSubscriber Access Only

How two pastors are helping people integrate faith and work.
When a Colleague Falls

When a Colleague FallsSubscriber Access Only

What's your role as a friend and colaborer?
Is Failure Good?

Is Failure Good?Subscriber Access Only

And other items of interest from ministry and culture.

Web Exclusives

Screen Saver

Screen Saver

When our church went multi-site, video venue helped us transition to live preaching. |
I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

I Found My Heart When I Lost My Way

How my inner crisis led to new life in my leadership. |
Pastoral Envy

Pastoral Envy

Dear Lord, please give me a mega ministry when I burn out. |
One Pastor to Another

One Pastor to Another

How well will you bridge your church's past with its future? |

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The Intersection of Ministry & Culture

I Walk Between (Part 1)

I’m gay, a Christian, and in a straight marriage. What does discipleship look like for me?

Friday Five Interview: Skye Jethani

Moving beyond a Christianity fueled by fear.

The Upside of Failure - "Experts in Weakness"

Could your leadership "weaknesses" really be your strengths?

Classics


5 Kinds of Christians

5 Kinds of ChristiansSubscriber Access Only

Understanding the disparity of those who call themselves Christian in America. |
"Showtime!" No More

"Showtime!" No More

Could our church shift from performance to mission? |
The Hermeneutics Quiz

The Hermeneutics Quiz

Your biblical blind spots and what you tend not to see. |
American Idols

American IdolsSubscriber Access Only

Larry Crabb says there's something better than control and success. |

Conversations

Convening Top Ministry Thinkers
Farewell Franchise Ministry

Farewell Franchise Ministry

Why is megachurch pastor John Mark Comer ditching conventional church-growth wisdom? Two words: mission and millennials.
No More One-Man Band

No More One-Man Band

Larry Osborne and Chris Brown on the payoffs and pitfalls of transitioning to shared leadership.
A Tough Act to Follow

A Tough Act to Follow

A conversation with Jonathan Falwell.
Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity

Kevin Gushiken on multiethnic ministry
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