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Friday Five Interview: Mark Buchanan

The teacher and former pastor talks transitions, inciting riots, and writing.
The Way We Do Things Here
Leadership Journal

The Way We Do Things Here

How a doctor showed me that efficiency can be another word for the sin of impatience.
Breaking My Blood Oath
Leadership Journal

Breaking My Blood OathSubscriber Access Only

How did I become so dependent on digital media?
It's Your Call
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It's Your CallSubscriber Access Only

Questions to help discern where God's leading.
The Way of Discernment
Leadership Journal

The Way of Discernment

Leading God's people means seeking God's guidance.
Must-Reads from Mark Buchanan

Our editors have compiled our best from this contributor from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

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Backdraft PreachingSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
Mark Buchanan identifies three disciplines that help him handle the all-consuming and explosive nature of the preaching call.

The Good FightSubscriber Access Only

4 spiritual disciplines to keep fights from scarring your soul.
Why THIS?
Mark Buchanan explains how heartbreak, giddiness, hardness, and humility can help pastors respond appropriately to church conflits.

Sex & the City of GodSubscriber Access Only

How do we respond to a corrupted culture? Two faulty examples and a better one.
Why THIS?
How should a church respond to a corrupt culture? In this article, Mark Buchanan suggests following the example set by Daniel (rather than Jonah or Esther).

Wreck the Roof

Are you willing to take apart the church to bring people to Jesus?
Why THIS?
Is your church doing everything it can (and everything it claims to value) to bring those outside the church walls into Jesus' presence?

The People and the Black Book Subscriber Access Only

One church's attempt to do justly
Why THIS?
Mark Buchanan's church is trying to spark reconciliation in its community, and they know it must begin with their commitment to acting justly.
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High Anxiety

High Anxiety

My struggle with anxiety and fear no longer defines me.
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