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Fostering the Church

Fostering the Church

How a simple metaphor helped me come to terms with people leaving my church.

The Gift of Leadership

Grounded Wisdom. Balanced Perspectives. Inspired Ministry Stories.

The Dirty Secrets of Church Planting (Part 2)

The Dirty Secrets of Church Planting (Part 2)

More hard truths they didn’t tell you in seminary.

Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.

The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill

The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill

What can we learn from the collapse of Mark Driscoll's church?

Words Incarnate

Words Incarnate

Finding Jesus in our unique corner of the world.
Downplaying Sunday

Downplaying Sunday

Church services can still be attractive when we stop being attractional.

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Why Wouldn't I?

Why Wouldn't I?

A haunting question that burns bright at Advent. |
Fostering the Church

Fostering the Church

How a simple metaphor helped me come to terms with people leaving my church. |
The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill

The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill

What can we learn from the collapse of Mark Driscoll's church? |
Can I Really Be Honest With My Church?

Can I Really Be Honest With My Church?

Openness is hard, but vital for community. |

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Effective small church ministry starts with a clearer view of success.
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