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Reaching a New Generation with the Bible
We can no longer depend on methods that worked 20 years ago.
This new generation interacts with the world very differently from previous generations, and that has spilled over into how they interact with the Bible.
From Performer to Pastor
An interview with gospel singer—and pastor—CeCe Winans Love
Now she's a ten-time Grammy Award winner, a wife, a mother, a friend to many, a TV personality, a book author, the subject of a documentary, and a voice of inspiration to generations.
Bravely Live Out Your Calling
Joan of Arc is a prophetic witness for us all.
Charles. Jehanne, or, as she is now known, Joan of Arc, radically impacted European history and has inspired men, women, and children for generations.
2 Major Changes in Churches
Adapting to new trends in giving and trust.
As an example, in my parents' and grandparents' generations there was no faster way to get people to give than to launch a church building program. Not today.
God Calls All Women
But we don’t all have the same calling.
and stages of life, from different backgrounds and cultures. His kingdom purposes transcend generations. His will is big enough to include young girls
Troublesome Women Preachers
We join a long legacy of prophetic witness to the gospel.
I am nobody. There is that troublesome glass ceiling that women have been hurling stones at for generations. But that pesky glass is strong and hard to crack.
Where Were You When It Happened?
Helping when mass tragedy strikes your congregation
email; print. For the past century, and arguably longer, generations have self-identified with their own answer to this question. Where were you when Kennedy was assassinated?
How to Woo People into God's Story
Step down from the stage and guide them in the learning experience.
people to be spiritually formed. Sage on the Stage. For generations, the unspoken mantra in a classroom has been “I talk; you listen. I teach; you learn
Say Goodbye to Leadership Overload
And say hello to the right priorities
Moses had lived for decades on the back side of the desert. Now he led a people who had been slaves for generations. They had no clue how to govern themselves or to do God's will.
Leaders and Lederhosen
Rediscovering the power of local Christian traditions
appearance. That sometimes, a wise and tested function follows their form, perfected over generations. rightly. We make the traditions for generations that will follow.
Why Churches Lose Their Way
Joe Thorn discusses how congregations can rediscover the biblical basis of who they are and what they’re called to do.
It is where all the means of grace are brought together in the most powerful form. The church gathered, all generations, all ethnicities, we're one people. For me, it's the most important.
No Turning Back
Like Daniel, follow God regardless of who’s following you
For generations, our church culture has elevated leaders, counting them higher than the “average” person, determining each leader's level of eminence by the number of followers he or
Engaging Women and Men in Worship
A balanced approach to planning
or Tina Fey, brains exploding like the writers at SNL: “Somebody order a pizza!” But mostly we wonder how it is that the grace of God keeps slipping past our generations unnoticed.
Preventing Teenage ‘Faith Drift’
Our research underscores the crucial role of intergenerational relationships.
In our study of 500 youth group graduates, bringing the generations to sit shoulder to shoulder or look eye to eye was more important for long-term faith than any other youth group