Church Life+Ministry

Collaboration: Is It Time?
Every Tribe Every Nation has found that collective impact is the key to further God's kingdom.
David Platt: In a Tiny House on a Remote Mountainside, I Saw the Church as God Designed It
Those who come have very little. But they have everything they need.
Gen Z Evangelicals Still Express Their Faith at School, But Few Others Pay Attention
Teenage “nones” are less likely to notice Bible-reading, prayer, or evangelistic outreach in public schools.
Church Planting Series: So What Does Church Planting Actually Look Like?
Here are four practical steps your church can take to get the ball rolling on planting.
Anne Graham Lotz Completes Cancer Treatment, Says the Spirit Was Her ‘Constant Companion’
The author and teacher opens up about answered prayers in the midst of grief, loneliness, and suffering.
Church Planting Series: Creating a Culture of Multiplication
Multiplication always starts small.
Forgiveness First, Restoration Later: Pastor Responds to Recanted Hair-Cutting Account
The church sees the incident as a chance for students to demonstrate gospel reconciliation and for leaders to take a deeper look at racial dynamics among the diverse student body.
Pastors Don’t Do It For The Money, But Having Enough to Retire Would Be Nice
Bless Your Pastor campaign raises awareness around the financial strains of ministry.
Don’t Underestimate the Impact of Lowering the US Refugee Ceiling
Why the recent reduction could lead more countries to follow suit—and continue to damage the church's reputation.
Missionary Deaths Mark End of Era
Ann Hill and Dan Coker were the vanguard of Churches of Christ missions to Latin America.
One-on-One with Greg Stier on Dare 2 Share LIVE
“If teenagers share their faith consistently over the short term, they’re more likely to keep their faith over the long term.”
Go and Make Disciples. But First, Stop.
The crucial first step of ministry begins with the Holy Spirit.
Partner ContentConnected Education
Sometimes teaching requires pastoring.
Another Look at the ‘Least Religious Generation’
American twentysomethings have their frustrations with the church, but they are far more faith-friendly than commonly supposed.
Church Planting Series: How Can Your Church Get Involved in Church Planting?
While planning is key, there are a variety of imaginative ways to begin.
See You On My Phone: Apps Spur a New School Prayer Movement
The annual See You at the Pole event has incorporated mobile tools to draw more participants and schedule more gatherings.
Lecrae Gets Baptized Again in the Jordan River
During Israel trips, many Christian pilgrims repeat the rite.
Let’s Stop Playing Guilt-by-Association Games
If we are called to love our enemies, how much more should we love people with whom we have strong disagreements?
The Global Church Starts at My Dinner Table
Why my kids participate in praying for the persecuted church.
Maranatha and Mission: Hearing the Gentle Whisper to Stay on Mission
Affliction can bring the gospel to life and reinvigorate us to share it with others.
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”
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