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Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again
"In Christ, we are never alone in an ultimate and enduring sense, and that is great news to the lonely."
It’s Not Just a Blue Christmas. We’re Lonely.
Research shows our society's widespread isolation. What's the church's role in alleviating it?
The Loneliness of the Pastor-Theologian
How to find encouragement in this unique vision and calling.
‘These Bombs Led Me to Christ’
The “Napalm Girl” from a famous Vietnam War photo tells her story of coming to faith.
Blessed Are the Unsatisfied
We often assume that loneliness and dissatisfaction are symptoms of spiritual failure. But what if they’re signs of healthy faith?
How to Better Disciple Students in an Epidemic of IsolationSubscriber Access Only
What can the church offer the loneliest members of Generation Z?
6 Dos and Don’ts for Welcoming Church Guests
Visitor connection should be organic, not contrived.
Henri Nouwen’s Weakness Was His StrengthSubscriber Access Only
How a gifted, high-achieving spiritual guide learned to share his wounds with others.
Cohousing: The New American Family
How alternative forms of living are changing communities, challenging the church, and keeping millennials in the fold.
4 Steps to a Friendlier Church (The G.I.F.T. Plan)
Genuine friendships are becoming more rare – and thus, of greater perceived value – than any other aspect of modern church life.
Why an Unfriendly Small Church Is Worse than an Unfriendly Big Church
Walking into a small church for the first time can be an act of great vulnerability.
It's Lonely at the TopSubscriber Access Only
So listen to the voices. The right voices.
Lonely in the Second Chair?Subscriber Access Only
How to thrive in a less visible role.
Have Yourself a Merry Little FriendsmasSubscriber Access Only
The holidays can be hard. Don’t spend them alone.
When Pastors DoubtSubscriber Access Only
A church’s discomfort with their leader’s doubt won’t change by this Sunday, but denying doubt isn’t the pastor’s only option.
The Problem with Quick FixesSubscriber Access Only
When I resisted trying to solve problems, something beautiful happened.
Still Restless, Though I Rest in TheeSubscriber Access Only
'Mad Men' reminds of a universal truth and an abiding hope.
The Worst Ministry Advice I Ever ReceivedSubscriber Access Only
And how ignoring it helped me become a better pastor.
Why We Fail the Grieving
Comforting bereaved people takes more than good intentions.
Connected But LonelySubscriber Access Only
Even with all our social media "followers" and "friends" we are more lonely than ever.
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How Should Christians Respond to Christchurch Mosque Massacre?
How Should Christians Respond to Christchurch Mosque Massacre?
Eleven evangelical experts weigh in as death toll of New Zealand Muslims hits 50.
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