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

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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.
The Gift of Work

The Gift of WorkSubscriber Access Only

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 PoorSubscriber Access Only

How can a rich church like mine rediscover the power of the gospel?
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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.
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

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.
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?
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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Kissing Scars

Kissing Scars

How our visible wounds point to the Great Healer.
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