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Leading Yourself: Know Your Power Source

Last year, I wrote a long piece or short ebook on leading yourself. I’m going to roll it out, piece by piece, over the...

Four Kinds of Churches Worth Leaving

by John Knight The saddest stories I hear from parents raising a child with a disability don’t involve schools, insurance companies, or hospitals. The stories...

Christianeze Revisited

Today, I continue to answer questions from the 2013 blog survey. You can check out previous questions and my answers here: The Rapture Question Having an Instinct...

The Church Is Dying?

The Church is dying. Or maybe it’s the churches that are dying. I’m not sure which it is, but a consistent and dire theme...

The Danger in Our Daily Devotions

Do we really need to read our Bible every day? Happy is the man who does (Psalm 1:1). “His delight is in the law of...

You’re Putting God in a Box!

Have you ever heard someone make this statement? “You’re putting God in a box!” I’ve watched it used in two ways. One is legitimate, the other...

Intervention: A Preemptive Leadership Conversation

About two years ago my family and I went to dinner with a key family in my church. The objective of the dinner (besides...

Three Pillars of a Strong, Dynamic Ministry

When it comes to leading a strong ministry and building a healthy church, it takes more than solid theology or smart strategy. In fact,...

Three Sources of Original Ministry Vision in a Cut-n-Paste Church World

I spent yesterday afternoon with my wife, Romina on Canyon Road in Santa Fe. It is one of the most concentrated art gallery areas...

Put Yourself in the Path of God’s Grace

I can flip a switch, but I don’t provide the electricity. I can turn on a faucet, but I can’t make the water flow....

Exploding Old Scoreboards

Growing up in Chicago, I remember a couple famous scoreboards. There was a scoreboard at the old Comiskey Park where my White Sox played when I was a kid...

What is Break-Thru Clarity in Ministry?

Break-thru clarity is a simple thing that makes a huge impact in your life. It’s a powerful thing that will dramatically change your ministry. Most...

9 Filters to Use for Leaders to Make Decisions

In the February edition of the Leadership Podcast, we mentioned these nine filters leaders can use for making decisions. These are the filters we have our staff...

Why We Need Pastors with Big Hearts

by John Knight There are things you cannot know without suffering. So writes John Piper in his foreword to How to Stay Christian in Seminary. This is true,...

Authenticity Wins.

Authenticity wins. Always. In relationships. In communications. Everybody appreciates authenticity. Radio Shack demonstrated authenticity brilliantly with a honest video during Super Bowl 48. Frankly I am...

The Church’s Male Exodus

The men have decided. Church is not for them. Increasingly, men and boys are abandoning their congregations. As we conducted the research for our recent...

Ken Ham, the Bible and the Creation vs. Evolution Debate

Last night, like hundreds of thousands of others around the world, I watched the debate between Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis) and Bill Nye (The Science...

Share in the Glory of the Winter Games

Don’t just watch the Olympics. Be a part. The Christian can experience the Games with more substance and depth than anyone. Here’s a call to...

It’s Time to Speak Up! It’s Time to Get Social

The following is a brief excerpt from my new book Rewired: How Using Today’s Technology Can Bring You Back to Deeper Relationships, Real Conversations, and Powerful Ways...

Rethinking Your Reputation

If Jesus didn’t seek reputation when He was on earth, why should you?
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