Speaking Unpopular TruthsCandi Cushman on the importance of giving youth a platform to talk about sexual purity.

Candi Cushman is the education analyst for Focus on the Family and is a leading national expert on education issues affecting public and private education. Cushman is also the facilitator for Focus on the Family’s student-led Day of Dialogue, an annual event that provides ...

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Churches Without Buildings ...When Sharing Your Faith is Costly, Profile of Crossmaker, and more in our final Links List
Churches Without Buildings ...

Churches Without Buildings - "Church attendance and construction boomed in North America during a time when having your own building was expected. For churches, businesses and families. In my parents’ era, owning real estate was a sign of success, status and stability. ...

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Dangers of Consumer ChurchCan self-centeredness be leveraged for the gospel?
Dangers of Consumer Church

“We are unapologetically attractional. In our search for common ground with unchurched people, we’ve discovered that, like us, they are consumers. So we leverage their consumer instincts.”—Andy Stanley in Deep and Wide

“In order to help people ...

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Six Things Mark Wilson Learned from Robert Schuller ...The Lifeway Store Blacklist, The Wedding Cake Controversy, and other links for you to enjoy this weekend
Six Things Mark Wilson Learned from Robert Schuller ...

At first I wasn't sure about devoting the top four featured items here to a single theme, but this is truly the story that never ends ...

Paradigm Smashing The Wedding Cake Controversy - The author here sees nothing particularly immoral with gay marriage, but uses a section ...

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Leading in the 'Land of the Digital'Social media strategist Justin Wise on how churches can embrace technology to build relationships.
Leading in the 'Land of the Digital'

Today we spoke with Justin Wise, a social media strategist who works wtih organizations and churches to help build their online communities. He has also written a book about the topic, The Social Church: A Theology of Digital Communication.

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Inside Wesley's Prayer Closet ...Billy Graham Statue at the U.S. Capitol, Ten Secrets of Senior (Lead) Pastors and other links you will enjoy
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Ten Secrets of Senior (Lead) Pastors - "Most pastors walk with a degree of uncertainty about our abilities to do the work we feel called to do. We intellectually know this is designed by God. It keeps us in prayer and walking by faith. But, we are human and the demands ...

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Churches Have Bullies, Too ...The Wedding Cake Debate, Hugh Jackman as Paul, and more links for your weekend
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David Cameron's Easter Message - While both U.S. President Barak Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper are both professing Christians, I haven't heard of either one penning a faith-centered message for Easter. Was the British Prime Minister out of his depth? ...

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