Church Life+Ministry

One-on-One with Christine Caine on Going Back to School
"If I want to continue to speak effectively into our culture, I must keep studying."
The Metrics of Mission: How to Count What Counts
Five examples of kingdom behaviors that should be quantified.
One-on-One with CJ Davison on Sharing the Gospel in America and Intentional Relationships
"Make every expression of ministry relationally driven and every relationship ministry focused."
Renewing Your Church: The (Sometimes) Slow and Detailed Process of Revitalization
Turning a country-club-style church into a church on a mission.
From Maternity to Puberty: Why Salvation Is Always Going to Be Something of a Mess
If salvation can be compared to birth and puberty, then salvation is always going to be something of a mess.
Anne Graham Lotz: My Breast Cancer Is ‘Fuel for the Fire’
Diagnosed on anniversary of her husband’s death, Billy Graham’s daughter responds with prayer of famous missionary to India, Amy Carmichael.
Five Necessary Characteristics for a Church Revitalizer
What makes a pastor or a church planter great at what they do is not always the same as what allows a church revitalizer to excel.
A Letter to the Church on Moral Failure and Misconduct
This is a very hard season for the church in America, and frankly, a season in which many cannot yet see the end in sight.
God’s Love Manifested in the Stories of His People
Amidst our missional and church planting efforts, we must not forget about the stories of individuals.
A Season of Deep Lament: Heroes and Legends I Knew as a Child
I don’t know that I have many answers, but I know what is true and I must keep holding on.
Four Practical Steps for Recruiting a Church Plant Team
There are so many needs to fill and sometimes the enormity of it all can feel paralyzing.
The Many Flavors of Latino Protestantism
Three sociologists look at the impact of this growing body of believers on the American church.
How Cultural Attachments of Yesterday Diminish Our Effectiveness Today
Evangelism in a postmodern context is predicated on listening well.
One-on-One with João Mordomo on Brazil, the Gospel, and Business as Mission
“It is not uncommon to find Brazilian missionaries in far-flung places, including among unreached people groups.”
Let’s Talk About the Decline of Conversation in the Church
The modern world has crippled our capacity for speaking with one another. How can we restore this dying art?
Rural Matters: A Conference for Those Serving in Rural Settings
On September 18-19, the Billy Graham Center will be hosting our second annual Rural Matters conference at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
Many Churchgoers Want Sunday Morning Segregated … by Politics
Survey finds half of Protestants prefer to worship with people who share their views—and half believe they already do.
State of the Gospel in North America
A webinar with Ed Stetzer.
The Church Doesn’t Get Men. Can It Learn from Non-Christians Who Do?
What congregations can glean from the secular thought leaders men flock to.
How to Convince People to Get Involved in Small Groups
Three tips on how to build a culture of small-group involvement.
The State of the Puerto Rican Church, One Year After Maria
The State of the Puerto Rican Church, One Year After Maria
The hurricane that destroyed the island has completely shaken its approach to ministry.
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