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Leadership Journal

A Mighty River or a Slippery Slope?Subscriber Access Only

Examining the cultural and theological forces behind the new interest in justice.
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Elemental PreachingSubscriber Access Only

The irreducible qualities of gravity, light, and air give life to a sermon and to those who hear it.
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Mission & Justice on Capitol Hill

Jim Wallis and Mark Dever go head-to-head on one of the hottest issues in the church today.
Faith that Sticks
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Faith that SticksSubscriber Access Only

Intergenerational connections and parental involvement give kids a faith that lasts beyond high school.
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Beyond Bono

Is justice just a trend, or is it central to the church's calling?
Must-Reads from Mark Labberton

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.

Mark Labberton

Leading by NamingSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
Leaders have an opportunity to encourage and uplift others by identifying their positive traits and talents.

Want to Be Wonder-full?Subscriber Access Only

We really like our Vaseline tubes. That's what makes us less likely to follow Jesus to the margins.
Why THIS?
How adept are we at discerning what matters most? Are we filled with wonder or too focused on minutiae?

Between "Failure" and "Fraud"Subscriber Access Only

I hear two voices—assessing, accusing. Which will I listen to?
Why THIS?
This article addresses two common struggles pastors face: feeling like a failure and feeling fake. In both cases, God's grace is sufficient.

Elemental PreachingSubscriber Access Only

The irreducible qualities of gravity, light, and air give life to a sermon and to those who hear it.
Why THIS?
Mark Labberton asserts that good preaching should offer the gifts of gravity, light, and air.

A Mighty River or a Slippery Slope?Subscriber Access Only

Examining the cultural and theological forces behind the new interest in justice.
Why THIS?
Mark Labberton examines the recent shift from evangelical skepticism to enthusiastic engagement regarding social justice issues, including what needs to happen to sustain this new commitment.
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