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A More Beautiful Bible

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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.

Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence

Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence

In a world of bloodshed “for God,” three peaceful ways forward.

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.
Does Membership Matter?

Does Membership Matter?

Encouraging a deeper commitment
Pastor, Church, & Law Volume 2

Pastor, Church, & Law Volume 2Subscriber Access Only

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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. |
Kissing Scars

Kissing Scars

How our visible wounds point to the Great Healer. |
Growing Grace for Mental Illness

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One pastor's story mirrors a burgeoning response in the church. |

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The Intersection of Ministry & Culture

Womanizers and Nazis

How do you deal with tainted spiritual heroes?

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An Interview with Chris Maxwell

Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence

In a world of bloodshed “for God,” three peaceful ways forward.

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Dangers of Missionalism

Dangers of Missionalism

Even the best causes can become cold, prideful, and all-consuming. |
The Best Defense

The Best DefenseSubscriber Access Only

How to keep the contentious from poisoning your church. |
Coming and Going

Coming and GoingSubscriber Access Only

Two leaders. One mission. Two very different strategies. |

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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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