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Waiting Time Isn’t Wasted Time
As technology makes the world go faster, life’s little delays feel increasingly intolerable. Why we shouldn’t be in such a rush to get rid of them.
8 Principles To Consider Before Leaving A Church You (Used To) Love
Leaving a church is hard. Don't make it harder by doing it badly.
Faithfulness: God's Goals + Ordinary Actions = Extraordinary Results
It’s great to dream big dreams. It’s greater to be consistent in the small, mundane tasks that make those dreams possible.
John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’
The past two years have only strengthened my belief that tolerance, humility, and patience can help heal our fractious public life.
The Pastor's Currency Is InfluenceSubscriber Access Only
Are you spending it wisely?
A Healthier Approach to Disagreement in the Church Begins With One Unusual Word
How practicing forbearance strengthens our fellowship and improves our social witness.
Church Turnaround Is An Attitude, Not An Event
Turnarounds require rebuilding of broken trust, reestablishing of eternal principles and repairing of damaged relationships.
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For Carl and Karen Ellis, Renewing Your Culture Starts with Knowing Your History
According to both theologians, looking to the past can remind us of God's present faithfulness.
Leave Me Alone So I Can Do Ministry!
When productivity replaces hospitality, we miss the point of pastoring.
When God’s Mercy Sounds Like Bad NewsSubscriber Access Only
The patience of the Lord can be a heavy burden.
Your Struggling Church Can Turn Around Today – But Greatness Takes Time
If you’re pastoring a church that has or is turning around, here's some great news - and possibly your greatest challenge.
Slay the Beast of Ambition before It Slays YouSubscriber Access Only
3 ministry proverbs to quell competition and cultivate humility.
3 Surprising Misunderstandings About Church Turnarounds
What one person means by church turnaround might be completely different from what another person means.
What Christmas Says to the Impatient PastorSubscriber Access Only
The Incarnation gives me permission to accept my slow progress.
Start in the Shallow End: How to Make Changes Without Sinking Your Church
How to make those first much-needed changes as pain-free as possible.
Jesus Wants You to WaitSubscriber Access Only
Waiting is not something to be avoided or overcome, but to be embraced.
Confessions of a Pastor’s WifeSubscriber Access Only
Could I live up to his calling?
Patience, Persistence, and Progression, Not Perfection
Three ways to overcome pitfalls that stunt our growth.
The Sacred Gift of Listening
Are you missing opportunities to love?
What Slowing Down Teaches You That Rushing Never Will
The mother of a child with Down syndrome joins her daughter’s rebellion against hurried living. A guest post by Elisa Fryling Stanford
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How Palestine Divides Messianic Jews
How Palestine Divides Messianic Jews
The complexity of the situation even presents a challenge to Jewish Christian unity.
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