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The purpose of the church is to proclaim and demonstrate the gospel.

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Kingdom Misused

Kingdom Misused

An interview with Scot McKnight, and more ...
The Gift of Volunteers

The Gift of Volunteers

Operation Christmas Child’s Randy Riddle on growing and cultivating your volunteers.
Our Big Step into Community

Our Big Step into Community

Giving up autonomy and anonymity for life, messy and stinky life, together. Gulp!
Re-Placing the Church

Re-Placing the ChurchSubscriber Access Only

How a Vancouver congregation is feeling the patient power of parish.
Doing Community Behind Bars

Doing Community Behind BarsSubscriber Access Only

Prison ministry demands really practical theology.
In Word, In Deed

In Word, In DeedSubscriber Access Only

Eugene Cho on the underrated need for quiet works of justice.
Immigration Is Me

Immigration Is Me

Loving the immigrants in our midst
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Our editors have compiled our best on Mission topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

Coming and Going

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Two leaders. One mission. Two very different strategies.
Why THIS?
Two men serving Jesus, two very different peronsalities. In this interview, Neil Cole and Ed Young Jr. discuss their unique approaches to ministry.
We Aren't About Weekends

We Aren't About Weekends

Why THIS?
In this interview Bob Roberts shares his vision for "glocal transformation," including the need for ministry throughout the week, not just on Sunday mornings.
Dei Laborers

Dei Laborers

Rick McKinley and the Imago Dei Community are taking the whole gospel to the whole city of Portland, Oregon, even to the margins.
Why THIS?
Rick McKinley talks about how his church, Imago Dei, strives to serve the entire city of Portland, Oregon, including those on the margins of society.
"Showtime!" No More

"Showtime!" No More

Could our church shift from performance to mission?
Why THIS?
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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Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.
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