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The Moral of Moral Failings of Christian Leaders
The character of Christian leaders is in question. We need to ask why and work for change.
Lead Us Not Into Scandal
While some other evangelicals stumbled in national news, Graham's Modesto Manifesto kept him from falling.
What I Would Have Done Differently
Billy Graham's regrets, in his own words.
Your Spouse Doesn’t Need Your Unconditional Support
Sometimes the deepest expression of love comes in the form of difficult-to-hear truths.
The Other Billy Graham Rules
They have nothing to do with sex.
Why Christians Fall Prey to Fake News
In the age of information overload, propaganda helps us find a place to belong.
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.
9 Reasons Pastors Should Say ‘I Don’t Know’ More Often
We think we’ll lose people's trust if we don’t have all the answers. The opposite is almost always true.
Culturally Relevant or Contextually Real, Part 2: More than Semantics?
When a term becomes so misunderstood that it loses its value, it needs rewording. We may be there with cultural relevance.
The Church Does Not Exist to Entertain Us – Or Bore Us
Jesus never bored people with the gospel. But entertainment was never the point. Truth was the point. And truth is never boring.
Forget Being Culturally Relevant – The Church Needs to Be Contextually Real
Chasing relevance makes our churches look the same in ways we should be different – from each other and from the culture.
Are We More Invested In Bringing People to Church? Or to Jesus?
Church attendance should be a tool to help people draw closer to Jesus. Not the other way around.
Tired of the Show: Why the Church Can't (and Shouldn't) Compete with Hollywood
No one is leaving church because we're not putting on a good enough show. They're looking for something else entirely.
10 Ways to Deal with Chronic Complainers In the Church
Small churches can be a magnet for chronic complainers. Here's how to reduce their negative impact - and increase the positive.
7 Revolutionary Principles from the Small Church that Founded America
Struggling churches can learn a lot from the integrity and perseverance of the church members who sailed on the Mayflower and changed the world.
Thank God for Quirky Churches
Boring churches won’t change the world. But the quirky ones might.
Four Steps to Becoming a Great Church – Of Any Size
Becoming a big church is hard. Becoming a great church is simple. Not easy, but simple.
11 Ways to Be the Church for Those Who Don’t Go to Church
People need to know us before they can trust us. And they need to trust us before they’ll go to church with us.
Is Buying Your Way Onto the Bestseller List Wrong?Subscriber Access Only
A year after Mark Driscoll's church got caught manipulating the New York Times list, authors and publishers question a practice that extends far beyond Mars Hill.
Embracing ScienceSubscriber Access Only
Let’s put the faith vs. science mentality to rest
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Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy Lab
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
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