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McDowell: Most Christians Can't Explain Their Faith

Apologist Josh McDowell chides Christians and pastors for their inability to explain what they believe.

Free Discussion Guide: Speaking of Jesus

How to tell your friends the best news they will ever hear.

Not Ashamed…

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first...

Emerging Doubt (Continued)

I’ve always had my doubts . . . Four years ago emerging church leader, Brian McLaren, called for a five year moratorium on making pronouncements...

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Can men and women just be friends? Seems like the age old debate, but as I get older I’ve come around a little...

Church Planters!!

Hey Church planters! You’re going to want to get this book.   Darrin Patrick serves as lead pastor of The Journey in Saint Louis, Missouri, which...

The Campus Pastor Interviews: Larry Van Laar

The following is an interview between Larry Van Laar of North Coast and me from October 2008. These are Larry’s answers: What did you do...

Free Resource: A Citizen's Guide to Advocacy, from World Vision

"From the AIDS epidemic to child exploitation, children around the world need you to advocate for their protection and well-being."

Irksome Christians

Lee Strobel describes how some Christians manage to repel people from God.

Chris Seay on Outreach

"Every time I tell the story of God, I realize I want to keep telling the story better and better."

A Sacred Trust

Matt Adair is replanter of Christ Community Church in Athens, Georgia. He wrote earlier this month on Embracing Your Unique Gifting and Leveraging it for...

Leading and Loving It

I’m so proud of my wife. She’s part of a group of pastors’ wives who have started an amazing ministry called Leading and Loving...

Lone Voice

Visits by boat take Alliance worker Phil Stombaugh to Seesay, the lone believer on an island with 20,000 residents off the coast of West Africa.

Meet a Church Planter | Mark Campbell

Pastor Mark Campbell | Lead pastor of Portico Church Arlington | Arlington, VA Call to Plant I came on the staff at Portico Church, an Acts29...

It’s Not About You

Jesus is the true and better Adam who passed the test in the garden and whose obedience is imputed to us. Jesus is the true...

Don't Live a Self-Serving Christianity

I believe one of the greatest lies the evil one would like for us to buy into is that life is “all about us.”...

If Jesus Asked You What You Wanted…

Mark 10:51-52 includes a story of Jesus’ interaction with a blind man who was calling out to get His attention (even though others...

What Every Church Planter Needs Part 2

A called-by-God church planter is a truly focused individual. He knows that he needs specific things in order to do what God...

Following Jesus, Changing the World

What do church planting movements look like? Ordinary people doing extraordinary things by the grace of God. Floyd McClung shas a new book out. Haven’t read...

Top-Tier Execs Applying Their Faith

New study shows top-level leaders bringing faith to work. Can the church help?

Christian Writer Danté Stewart on Expanding ‘Theological Imagination’ to Include the...

In an interview with Religion News Service, Christian writer Danté Stewart discusses his experiences with white evangelicalism, learning to embrace the Black church tradition of his upbringing, and expanding his "theological imagination" to include the Black experience.

Brian Tome: What It Was Like to Pastor Through the ‘Worst...

“You can go through a desert," says Brian Tome, "and not lose your faith and still be used by God, even though you don't feel like you're being used by God.”

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