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

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The Grassroots Pastor

The Grassroots Pastor

Do you need a flock to shepherd souls?
Lou Huesmann: Changing the Scorecard

Lou Huesmann: Changing the Scorecard

How one pastor is learning to steward Christian vocation.
Preventing Suicide

Preventing SuicideSubscriber Access Only

An interview with Karen Mason
'Nones' Are Your Business

'Nones' Are Your BusinessSubscriber Access Only

A review of 'The Rise of the Nones' by James Emery White
Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation

The hope of the world is in a person, not a formula.
The Block Party Church

The Block Party Church

Looking for how God is already at work opened new ministry opportunities in our neighborhood.
Reforming Evangelism

Reforming EvangelismSubscriber Access Only

Four ways to make sharing your faith more natural.
Give 'Em Hell

Give 'Em HellSubscriber Access Only

A comedian talks about why we've neglected a serious doctrine.
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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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High Anxiety

High Anxiety

My struggle with anxiety and fear no longer defines me.
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