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The One-Anothers: Christian Friendships

When believers are friends, they relate to one another in a unique way.

Barna Studies Faith in Major Cities

New research examines expressions of faith in U.S. metropolitan areas.

Insights from Daniel Pink at Catalyst

Daniel Pink shared some great insights at Catalyst today! Here are some highlights: With mechanical skills, a larger reward leads to higher results, but...

Haiti Church Planting Initiative

Unity. Opportunity. Collaboration. Potential. Legacy. These are the words used by the participants to describe a meeting this week in Fort Lauderdale among Acts 29,...

Have Church Planter Assessments Had Their Day?

I did my first church planter assessment fifteen years ago under the tutelage of Bob Logan. I’ve lost count of how many I’ve done since...

The Spiritual Act of Sleep

The past few days have been a blur. I’ve had the time of my life down at Catalyst speaking, hanging out with friends,...

The Imperative of Launching Churches

Nelson Searcy helps leaders really consider planting a church.

It’s hard to say “I’m sorry”…

Ezekiel 18:30-32 “‘Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways’, declares the Sovereign LORD. ‘Repent! Turn...

Mark Driscoll on Humility and Notoriety

At the recent Acts 29 Boot Camp in Seattle, WA, I had the opportunity to sit down with Pastor Mark Driscoll to talk...

Orange Week: Partnering with Parents

There are few things more important to me these days than figuring out how to help our kids and students at Cross Point ...

Free eBook: Christianity, Hoax or History? by Josh McDowell

"No one has made a more permanent impression on history than Jesus Christ. Why?"

Jack Hayford: Awakened by the Spirit

Mark Mittelberg interviews Dr. Jack Hayford about what we can learn from the Azusa Street Revival.

Free Resource: Multicultural Teams in Church Planting, by Ed Stetzer

"When God created the world, He pronounced it good. This proclamation allows us to celebrate the diversity of God's creation in cultures."

Leadership Interview with Darrin Patrick

Ed Stetzer interviews Darrin Patrick on church planting and the state of the gospel in the church today.

Stop Dodging Yourself

"The pain of self-awareness can be the beginning of transformation," says Pete Wilson.

Successful Church Revitalization

At the recent Advance the Church Conference in Raleigh, NC, I sat down with J.D. Greear, Pastor of the Summit Church, to talk...

Approval Addiction

I’m continually amazed at the crazy things we do in an attempt to find approval and love from the people around us. Some of you...

Do You Really Want to Grow? The Why Behind Hiring a Secret Shopper

I get asked often how I keep staying busy doing secret shopper visits with churches around the country. The truth is there is...

Popular CCM Artist Chris Rice Allegations of Grooming, Inappropriately Touching Teenage...

Reports that Christian music artist Chris Rice groomed and sexually assaulted a teenage boy in the late 90s to early 2000s have been deemed credible by Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE).

Karen Swallow Prior: How the Church Should Move Forward Now Roe...

Karen Swallow Prior joins us for a breaking episode of the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the American church can move forward well now that Roe has been overturned.

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