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Christians have adopted a series of postures - condemning, critiquing, copying and consuming - toward culture. But, are these postures healthy?
Pastoral ministry means living in the gap between theology and the marketplace.
A successful marriage of faith and vocation has the capacity to bring a foretaste of God's Kingdom to earth.
The failure to teach and equip on the subject of faith and vocation is a major contributor to the young adult dropout rate in churches.
In order for discipleship to be effective, it must address vocation.
How can a pastor offer discipleship for those who work in vocations with which the pastor is unfamiliar?
What are some practical ways that a pastor or church leader can begin to empower others and affirm a theology of vocation?
How have corporate ideas of business helped and hindered the church?
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One large church is learning how to grow a core of disciples amid the crowd of attenders.
How one megachurch is moving away from large-scale programs and embracing ancient monastic practices to spur spiritual growth.
What do people learn from you about the Christian life? Sometimes it's what you never intended to teach.
John Ortberg challenges church leaders to examine their actions to see what others might be learning from them.
The most important growth is not a "me" thing but a "we" thing.
John Ortberg examines what it really means for the church to be "the body of Christ."
What we expect from leaders, why we name specific sins, and how that's working out.
Kevin Miller explains how his church started holding its volunteers to a moral-lifestyle policy and how this form of accountability has drawn its leaders closer together.
Distressed by consumer Christianity, this church razed the ministries enjoyed by so many for so Iong—and started over.