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HOPE: 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting

Miracle Offering Prayer & Fasting from Healing Place Church on Vimeo. Check out this video message and be sure to track along with us daily...

Everyone Looks Better on Twitter

A few weeks ago I was going through the list of my followers on Twitter and I noticed something interesting. And funny. Everybody is better...

Have You Narrowed Your Ministry Focus?

I’ve never taught a Sunday message, so finding video on the web of me teaching anything is a rare sighting. A couple of...

The Power of Visual Thinking Applied to Church Leadership

When I started Auxano with a few other leaders we really started two ministries. Auxano was started to navigate leaders through growth ...

Leading Alone is Never a Good Idea

  If you are leading a team or organization, I have some simple advice for you. This is based on years of...

You'll Never Be Balanced

"Leadership is all about making the right adjustments," says Mark Batterson.

Catalyst 2010: Andy Stanley

As is tradition at Catalyst, Andy Stanley opened up the conference. This year the theme is “tension is good.” Here’s what Andy had to...

Catalyst 2010: Seth Godin

Seth Godin taught the afternoon session at Catalyst. Here are some of the key thoughts from his talk:   “Professional wrestling is fake.” “Baked into our culture...

Catalyst 2010: Perry Noble

Perry Noble opened up the Friday morning session at Catalyst. Here are some highlights from his talk:   “Have you ever had an ‘Oh Crap’ moment....

Catalyst 2010: Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel took the main stage before lunch. Here are some of the thoughts that grabbed my attention:   on tension between generations… “We need each...

Catalyst 2010: T.D. Jakes

T.D. Jakes had the challenge of following a guy who was shot out of a cannon at Catalyst. Here’s some of what he had...

Stephen the Waiter

What starts as an insignificant task often leads to your most significant moment.

The Original Lie

We talk a lot about original sin, but have you ever stopped to consider the original lie?

64 Hours, 10,000 Global South Pastors

Eighty-five percent of the world's church leaders have almost no theological training. Members of Desiring God's International Outreach team have personally observed that...

Leadership Book Interview: Hugh Halter on The Tangible Kingdom Primer

Hugh Halter serves as national director of Missio, an apprenticing network for the missional movement. Along with co-director Matt Smay and...

My Thoughts on STORY 2010

Finally getting a chance this morning to decompress my time at STORY this past week… First of all, let me say thank you to Ben...

What Are Your Themes?

C.S. Lewis said, "Every life is comprised of a few themes." I always quote that when I talk to writers and preachers. You...

11 Questions We Should Ask About Our Marriage!

#1 - When was the last time we had a long talk together without any interruptions?  (Like going for a walk without the...

Real Lasting Rest

Rest is found in trusting the Person who is in control of the things you don’t understand.

Pitch Your Tent in the Land of Hope

"Where you decide to pitch your tent is a critical decision," says Mark Batterson.

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“I just feel like so many Christians have given up," says Carlos Whittaker, "and I don’t think that Jesus Christ died on the cross so we can cope.”