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Getting beyond the "what's in it for me?" attitude.
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Our editors have compiled our best on Consumerism topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

iChurch: All We Like SheepSubscriber Access Only

Is our insistence on choices leading us astray?
The church does not exist to supply comfort, ease, and convenient services to religious consumers. But sadly, this is what too many Christians are seeking.

Stranded in Neverland

Consumerism addicts us to immediate gratification and perpetual youth, but the cross lifts us to a more satisfying joy.
Skye Jethani explains why our society's pervasive consumerism leads to spiritual immaturity. Instead of focusing on what we want, we should be more concerned with being formed into Christ's image.
How an Audience Becomes a Congregation

How an Audience Becomes a CongregationSubscriber Access Only

How can pastors transform individuals into a community of believers collectively seeking God?
"Showtime!" No More

"Showtime!" No More

Could our church shift from performance to mission?
Walt Kallestad's church shifted its focus away from entertaining in order to start creating disciples. They lost a third of their congregation but the results were worth it.
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The Prodigal Daughter

The Prodigal Daughter

What I said when a pastor friend asked me to preach after his daughter strayed.
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