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Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

The hope of the world is in a person, not a formula.

The Extraordinary Ordinary

The Extraordinary Ordinary

The Bible’s examples of the faithful are more everyday than we think.

Kissing Scars

Kissing ScarsSubscriber Access Only

How our visible wounds point to the Great Healer.

A More Beautiful Bible

A More Beautiful BibleSubscriber Access Only

And other items of interest from ministry and culture.

Does Membership Matter?

Does Membership Matter?

Encouraging a deeper commitment
What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?Subscriber Access Only

If you set the bar low for church membership, don't be surprised when people fail to commit.
Pastor, Church, & Law Volume 2

Pastor, Church, & Law Volume 2Subscriber Access Only

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Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

The hope of the world is in a person, not a formula. |
The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat

What the story of a rowing team can teach us about effective ministry. |
The Sanctified Brain

The Sanctified Brain

Growing in Christ … above the neck. |
The Block Party Church

The Block Party Church

Looking for how God is already at work opened new ministry opportunities in our neighborhood. |

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Revangelizing the Church

Pastor Lance Ford thinks Christians need to listen to the Good News again.

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Finding Rest in a Busy World

An interview with Brady Boyd.

The Extraordinary Ordinary

The Bible’s examples of the faithful are more everyday than we think.

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A Budget Primer For Young Pastors

A Budget Primer For Young PastorsSubscriber Access Only

Applying several fundamental principles can take some of the uncertainty out of church finances. |
Body Politic

Body Politic

Three leaders, three generations, debate whether political involvement is a duty or distraction for the church. |
What Is "Biblical" Giving?

What Is "Biblical" Giving?Subscriber Access Only

A diversity of giving styles are illustrated in Scripture—not just one. |

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What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?Subscriber Access Only

If you set the bar low for church membership, don't be surprised when people fail to commit.
Signs of Life

Signs of LifeSubscriber Access Only

When Joel and Rachel Triska moved into the depressed neighborhood of Deep Ellum, they asked residents what they needed—then designed a community to meet those needs.
Dancing in the Rain

Dancing in the Rain

Erwin McManus on how being "naked and unashamed" led to new faith, new life, and new believers.
Farewell Franchise Ministry

Farewell Franchise Ministry

Why is megachurch pastor John Mark Comer ditching conventional church-growth wisdom? Two words: mission and millennials.
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