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The Day I Fervently Asked Jesus to Come Back
How a friend’s tragic death gave me a new perspective on hope.
God’s Peace Is Not Always God’sSubscriber Access Only
How to know when our feelings are truly from the Spirit.
An Intentional Intimacy
Billy Graham kept the focus on God at all times. How did he do it?
God’s Ministry of Disappointment
In pain and confusion, I’m finding that God is, indeed, close to the brokenhearted.
Spiritual Longing on the Silver ScreenSubscriber Access Only
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
The Essential First Step to Having a Healthy Small Church
The biggest problem with small churches is not that they’re small. It’s that we think being small is a problem. 
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.
The First Step to Sparking Innovation In a Stuck Church
Church leaders need to spark the creativity of innovative believers by figuring out how to say yes to their passion.
Amplifying Evangelism—Helping Non-Christian Friends Hear God’s Voice
Prayer as a tool for evangelism
The Glorious Inefficiency of a Healthy Small Church
A worship service can be conducted efficiently, but worship can't. It requires time to ponder, reflect and celebrate.
Why the Next Great Move of God Will Make Church People Uncomfortable
How will we know when the next great move of God happens? Because it will be felt outside the church, too.
Daily Devotion: How Christians Rank 16 Mundane Essentials of FaithSubscriber Access Only
A graphical look at Pew's research on the lives of highly religious Americans.
The Raw Beauty of Giving God Our Second Best
Sometimes ‘God deserves our best’ can serve as a cover for our pride. God also wants our second best. And our worst. And everything in between.
Don’t Just Pray AloneSubscriber Access Only
The world is desperate for people to pray with.
Church Members Don't Want a Hero, They Want a Pastor
According to an informal poll, church members' expectations for their pastors are healthier and more balanced than you might think.
Innovative Churches Do This – Imitators Miss It
Don't copy the churches you admire. Learn from their principles. Then extend them into places that only your church can go.
The 4 Most Important Prayers for Your Kids Subscriber Access Only
Learning to trust God for your child's faith and future
Sometimes a Small Church Is the Right Tool for the Job
Big and megachurches do a lot of great ministry. But they can’t do everything.
Why Lent Is Good for Bad ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
The somber season leading up to Easter might feel like punishment. In fact, for people like me, it's sheer grace.
What Not to Pray for Your ChildrenSubscriber Access Only
Trusting God when your kids struggle
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.
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