I love this new feature at Christianity Today—basically testimony stories. I met Kirsten at the Q Conference and have watched her on the news ever since. She's articulate, leans left, and does not really accept pat answers from either party. In other words, she makes me think, which is refreshing.
Elevation Church has had some media dings lately, but don't miss this nice story from their Mother's Day video (in The Huffington Post no less).
Being a pastor means taking criticism. It's part of it. That's why Thom Rainer's advice is worth taking.
Pat Hood and Caleb Crider join me for an episode of The Exchange discussing sending churches at the LifePoint Church in Smyrna, Tenn. This was a great conversation, and I encourage you to check out the full-length episode below. Don't forget to join me every Tuesday at 3:00 PM Eastern for The Exchange.