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7 Keys to a Smooth Church Transition
How to make major changes without alienating your congregation.
...But I'm Okay With MY Clichés
Be careful that you don’t find yourself leaving shallow expressions of truth for shallow expressions of falsehood.
8 Life and Leadership Lessons From The Jayden K. Smith Hoax
If we don't learn what we can from this silly little episode, we might fall for the next big one.
Leave Me Alone So I Can Do Ministry!
When productivity replaces hospitality, we miss the point of pastoring.
The Other Billy Graham RulesSubscriber Access Only
They have nothing to do with sex.
The Power of Ethical CongruenceSubscriber Access Only
Senate chaplain Barry Black reflects on 14 years of pastoring politicians.
Leaving Your Church the Right WaySubscriber Access Only
The application and hiring process is awkward—so awkward—when you love your current congregation.
Why Christians Fall Prey to Fake News Subscriber Access Only
In the age of information overload, propaganda helps us find a place to belong.
Supporting Small Churches Does Not Mean Bashing Big Churches
When we bash churches for becoming big, we fail to recognize the power of the gospel to draw people to Jesus, in both large and small crowds.
A Matter of Integrity: Why Christians Must Stop Taking the Fake News Bait
Including a simple 4-step check-list to help us stop passing fake news along.
Losing the Weight of New Year’s Resolutions
This year, I’m letting God write my resolutions.
5+ Churchy Things I'm Thankful For – Even If I Don't Like Them
It's important to distinguish between personal preferences and moral absolutes if we hope to maintain our integrity.
The 10 Percent Grace Rule: Judging Without Being Judgmental
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace? 
Treat Folks WellSubscriber Access Only
What a bout with cancer taught me about caring for the people I lead.
5 Lies Pastors are Tempted to Tell – And How to Resist Them
No one wants bad news. So we're tempted to downplay the negatives, up-sell the positives and call it faith.
Take Ownership of Your Development
Women are often overlooked for leadership development. Take matters into your own hands.
Check the Mirror, Pastor – After Five Years, Your Church Looks Like You
Like it or not, most churches follow Jesus the way their pastor follows Jesus. The smaller or newer the church, the more it’s true.
In a Trump v. Clinton Election, Should Character Matter?
Historian John Fea on how Americans’ understanding of morality has evolved and how your view of government affects your answer.
4 Ways to Discover and Capitalize On Your Church’s Unique Voice
If you're copying another church, you’re not being the church God called you to be. And the kingdom of God is poorer for not having your voice in it.
Ladies Who Lunch—with Men
Do your coworkers follow the Billy Graham Rule?
Top Story August 23, 2019
Screens Are Changing the Way We Read Scripture
Screens Are Changing the Way We Read Scripture
As digital reading habits rewire our brains, how will we process the Bible differently?
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