Trauma: How the Church Can Heal Soul Wounds
Faith communities provide space to lament and compassion in suffering.
The Jonas Brothers, “The Bachelor,” and Our Culture’s Rejection of Sexual Purity
Perhaps the culture's aversion to the Christian sexual ethic is actually a rejection of its source.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 7 - Add In Order to Multiply
There are three elements of addition that must undergird any church that wants sustainable multiplication.
Prayer & Polarization
Amid societal polarization, American churches are dedicated July 7th to pray for the country.
All Good Things Must Come to an End
Every ending is a new beginning.
The Source of True Joy
Joy is not found in our circumstances.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Life
Six keys to being more productive in life and ministry.
Your Day in Court
His case is so convincing, so true, that it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that you are guilty.
Love Is Slow, but It Lasts
Final thoughts on family, faith, and what matters most.
"Looking for Ways to Build Bridges"
A conversation with CT editor Katelyn Beaty about blogging, books, and what's next.
Nine Favorite Posts from Thin Places
The best of faith, family, disability, and culture as I say goodbye to blogging.
Why I Need to Stop Blogging
The possibilities and limitations of logging life on the Internet.
Pastors And Worship Leaders: 3 Ways To Work Together And 2 Traps To Avoid
The most important principle is to keep a cooperative spirit.
My Church Seems Healthy, But It’s Not Growing! What’s Wrong?
“All healthy things grow” is not a Bible verse or a command. We have to stop acting like it is.
The Importance Of Investing In People With No Potential
We need to invest in people, not because they might do something great some day, but because they’re made in God’s image, and that alone is worth investing in.
The Indescribable Joy Of Loving The Church God Called You To Serve
Sometimes, being able to say “I love this church and I want to stay here” is enough to keep you going.