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Greet One Another with a Fervent Fist-Bump? What Churches are Doing in Response to Coronavirus
Often churches wonder what other churches are doing-- here's a sampling.
A Different Harvest
Harvesting requires intentional investment with those who, often on the surface, have no interest in the good news of Jesus, or at least in the cultural assumptions they have about Him and His church.
Eat Phlegm. Chew Grass. Sit on a Pillar.
What early Christian ascetics teach us about the strange hope of Lent.
Five Family-Friendly Resources for Lent
What does it mean to teach our children about lament, fasting, and mortality? These books, apps, and flashcards can help.
The Cross Changes Everything
Why the Crucifixion is the center of our theology—and our lives.
Evangelism Formation: The Gospel—Found in Translation
When our evangelism is lost in translation, it might be time to consider how we can cross the communication divide?
Want Your Kids to Stay Christian? Double Down on Home Discipleship
Data suggests that what you do with your free time affects your family’s long-term spiritual formation.
Evangelism Formation: Three Major Challenges to Our Evangelism Today
As we enter into 2020, challenges to evangelism continue to rise. We need to face them to help us prioritize the spread of the gospel.
My Generation Prized ‘Authenticity.’ Why I’ve Come to Love Wearing a Mask.
I'm only my truest self when I'm playing the role of disciple.
Revitalization, Part Three
Leadership in Church Revitalization
Kobe Bryant: Reflections on Fatherhood, Passion, and Immortality
Three things about Kobe’s life and legacy ring true, and are informative—especially for believers. 
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A Bible study program that focuses on following Jesus.
One-on-One with Will Mancini on being ‘Younique’
The most important breakthrough in the intangible areas of our lives— understanding God’s dream for you, life calling, or goal setting, etc.—all require margin. Where there is no margin, there is no imagination.
That They May Be One: Unity for the Sake of the World, Part 2
Could we travel beyond our comfortable theological tribes and villages in order to befriend, encourage, support, and love other pastors and priests in our own community?
That They May Be One: Unity for the Sake of the World, Part 1
Could we pastors, priests, and ministry professionals begin to finally “get over” the idea of separation and competition?
My New Year’s Resolution: To Call Myself Christian in Public
After years of “playing it cool” with my unbelieving friends, I can tell you: It only gets weirder to talk about faith the longer you wait.
An Advent Image Is Worth a Thousand Words
This season, we’re invited to see symbols of the Nativity not as quaint supplements to doctrinal truth but as robust invitations to faith.
Disciplemaking: How Do Evangelism and Discipleship Go Together?
If we are going to use the term discipleship to talk about helping believers mature, our focus has to be more mission driven and evangelistically focused.
The Pastor’s Study Is Not a Bunker
Gregory the Great taught me not to retreat to the prayer room unless I have engaged the battles of the day.
Nobodies Were the First to Know
When God announced the birth of Christ to sweaty, uncouth shepherds, he signaled something important about the kind of Messiah he was sending.

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Marilynne Robinson’s Latest Novel Probes Predestination and Grace
Marilynne Robinson’s Latest Novel Probes the Mysteries of Predestination and Grace
Jack Boughton, the wayward pastor’s son, is a central character. So is Jesus.

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