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Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.

The Gift of Leadership

Grounded Wisdom. Balanced Perspectives. Inspired Ministry Stories.

Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence

Three Christian Responses to Religious Violence

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

Reaching Churchless America

Reaching Churchless America

Examining the unchurched

Kingdom Misused

Kingdom Misused

An interview with Scot McKnight, and more ...
Re-Placing the Church

Re-Placing the ChurchSubscriber Access Only

How a Vancouver congregation is feeling the patient power of parish.
Words Incarnate

Words Incarnate

Finding Jesus in our unique corner of the world.

Web Exclusives

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. |
Doing Community Behind Bars

Doing Community Behind BarsSubscriber Access Only

Prison ministry demands really practical theology. |
Our Altar Call Follow-up

Our Altar Call Follow-upSubscriber Access Only

I'm often surprised at what people assume. |

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The Intersection of Ministry & Culture

PARSE: The Top 14 of ‘14

Our year’s stand-out content.

Having Church with Buffalo Wings

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Not Everyone Shares The Spirit of the Season

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Jesus' Gift to Us

An Interview with JD Greear

Classics


Dei Laborers

Dei Laborers

Rick McKinley and the Imago Dei Community are taking the whole gospel to the whole city of Portland, Oregon, even to the margins. |
DNF

DNFSubscriber Access Only

Many in ministry Did Not Finish. What can we do about that? |
A Day Off from God Stuff

A Day Off from God Stuff

What is a sabbath rest for pastors, when you handle holy things all week long? |
A Contested Universe

A Contested UniverseSubscriber Access Only

In the end, Satan loses. But until then, we're in for a battle. |

Conversations

Convening Top Ministry Thinkers
Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.
Getting to 'Aha'

Getting to 'Aha'Subscriber Access Only

Kyle Idleman discusses three phases of transformation.
When Smaller Is Better

When Smaller Is BetterSubscriber Access Only

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

Changing the ScorecardSubscriber Access Only

Affirming everyone's vocation begins by changing the way we define ministry success.
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