Church Life+Ministry

The Unexpected: A Ministry to Widows in the Ukraine
The Kiev Symphony Orchestra cares for widows and orphans.
Why We Need a Missiological Edge in Church Planting
Bigger and better AND deeper and further
Died: James W. Sire, Editor Who Brought Us Francis Schaeffer and Os Guinness
‘The Universe Next Door’ author used worldview as a tool for evangelical apologetics.
The Deep Satisfaction of Accomplishing Something Together
A Christian college president defends institutional life—even the meetings!—as a high calling.
Plenty of the ‘Nones’ Actually Head Back to Church
Americans who identify as agnostic or “nothing in particular” are four times more likely to change their religious affiliation than Protestants or Catholics.
The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series.
The Place the Freed Slaves Made
A think-tank leader and former presidential aide shares his debt of gratitude to the people of Madison Park, Alabama.
Where Do You Find Safety in a World of Chaos? [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
The Andy Savage case should lead us to question the way many churches are handling the issue.
Reflections on the Megachurch
Making and growing disciples is more important than butts in seats.
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
The Spirit-Led Leader
Part four of a new series
How Young African Americans are Fusing Faith and Activism
And how the church can help nurture their desire to integrate spirituality and social justice in fresh ways.
The Calling | 51 min
Dhati Lewis Is a Discipleship Nerd
The Atlanta pastor won't rest until all 281 members of his church are being discipled.
My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness.
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God’s perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church.
I Sent My Kids to a ‘Better School.’ But Was It the Right Choice?
As a parent, I feel caught between the needs of my children and the needs of my neighbors.
What Is Your Story? (Part 2) [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
The Multiplying Leader
Founder of The Unstuck Group is the third entry in a new series.
How Protestant Churches Are Involved with Adoption and Foster Care
Survey finds nondenominational ones are most active. But half of churchgoers say their church doesn’t mention either issue.
Why I Almost Left Evangelicalism
I almost distanced myself from the label years ago, but I’m glad I stayed.
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.
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