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‘Soul’ and the Purpose-Driven Generation
Disney Pixar’s latest film reminds us that life is meaningful beyond achieving our goals or saving the world.
The Church’s Sickness Unto Death
Our missional activism threatens to kill us. It doesn’t have to.
20 Truths from ‘The Purpose Path’
“Purpose is not what we do but why we exist.”
How to Discover God’s Vision for Your Community
There are three questions must be answered in order to discover God’s unique assignment for your ministry.
This Year, Rediscover The “Why?” Behind Your Church’s Christmas Traditions
Asking “why?” can help a church infuse their Christmas celebrations with greater hope, joy, mission and purpose.
Feed the Flock
A food-service ministry can be a great way to reach people.
What to Do When Ministry Jobs Are Scarce
3 ways to protect yourself from unexpected unemployment.
Hillsong Church Doesn't Sing “Shout To The Lord” Anymore? Good For Them
Instead of hitting the replay button, Hillsong is staying true to their mandate and pressing forward. This is something we can all learn from.
10 Essentials for a Successful Outdoor Event
Don’t let weather, logistics, or Egyptian plagues keep you from taking your service outside.
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
Celebs from Michael Phelps to Kim Kardashian Want a Purpose-Driven Life
The bestseller's buzz has not died down 15 years later.
How to Grow a Big Unhealthy Church (Or a Healthy One of Any Size)
Churches stay unhealthy when we drive for greater numbers at the expense of greater health. Whatever size they may be.
Why No One Cares About Your Mission Statement – And Neither Should You
The only real hope that a church will follow through on their mission statement is when it’s based on what the church is already doing.
Why We Need Churches of All Types – And All Sizes
It's important to learn from other churches without becoming a cookie-cutter copy of them.
Your Church Is Big Enough
No matter what size your church is, you can do everything Jesus is calling you to do. And you can do it well.
AJ Sherrill: Sacred Ordinariness
The ministry of reconciliation is not just for the elite.
Kate Harris: Cultivating Attentiveness
Learning to see the heart of God in our work.
AJ Sherrill: The Importance of Imagination
The church should empower curiosity and foster imagination...but does it?
AJ Sherrill: The Eucharist and Vocation
The Eucharist may happen on Sunday, but it calls and equips us for Monday.
Kate Harris: The Greatness of God
Why the greatness of God is essential to navigating and enduring the toil of work.

Top Story January 18, 2021

It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us to push past tweetable quotes and ‘big talk’ to practice true Christlike love.

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