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August Web Exclusives 2014

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From The Editor

Does Membership Matter?

Does Membership Matter?

Encouraging a deeper commitment

Theme

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.
Beyond a Club

Beyond a ClubSubscriber Access Only

We needed a model of church membership that truly shaped the way we lived.
A Metric that Matters

A Metric that Matters

Why we've stopped counting members and started tracking "active attenders."

All Articles

The Koinonia Way

The Koinonia WaySubscriber Access Only

Sharing ministry with the congregation protects pastors from burnout.
What to Do With a Day

What to Do With a Day

Is the best option to seize it?
Give 'Em Hell

Give 'Em HellSubscriber Access Only

A comedian talks about why we've neglected a serious doctrine.
Preemptive Peace Strikes

Preemptive Peace StrikesSubscriber Access Only

How to stop unhealthy conflict from sneaking into your ministry.
Reforming Evangelism

Reforming EvangelismSubscriber Access Only

Four ways to make sharing your faith more natural.
Four Unexpected Benefits of a Small Church

Four Unexpected Benefits of a Small Church

You see empty pews. I see community.
Growing Grace for Mental Illness

Growing Grace for Mental IllnessSubscriber Access Only

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

Kissing ScarsSubscriber Access Only

How our visible wounds point to the Great Healer.
The Block Party Church

The Block Party Church

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

The Sanctified Brain

Growing in Christ … above the neck.
Reader's Pick
Missional Living in a Fraternity

Missional Living in a Fraternity

What it takes to go with Jesus into unlikely parts of the world.
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