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

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The Gift of Work

The Gift of Work

How I've learned to see my day job as more than just a way to pay the bills.
To Keep Dreaming

To Keep DreamingSubscriber Access Only

A pastor's questions for a veteran evangelist.
Rehearing the Good News for the Poor

Rehearing the Good News for the Poor

How can a rich church like mine rediscover the power of the gospel?
Amy Sherman: Secular Jobs Don't Make Second-Class Christians

Amy Sherman: Secular Jobs Don't Make Second-Class Christians

The way we talk about the workplace can determine the way we disciple our congregation.
Praying with My Feet

Praying with My Feet

How prayer walks connect me to the tragedy and joys of my neighborhood.
The Good Missionary

The Good Missionary

An African orphan on what he loves (and doesn't) about short-term mission teams.
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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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A Good Exit Strategy

A Good Exit Strategy

What to do on your way out.
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