Ed Stetzer explains how it was deeply jarring for him and other Christians to hear Isaiah 6:8 used by President Biden in his recent address.
With culture seemingly changing at the speed of light, church planters cannot be over-aware of the trends new churches will face. Here are five things we are seeing now and will continue to see in 21st century post-Christian America.
I think deconversions should cause some self-reflection among evangelicals — which, I know, ex-evangelicals believe should lead to deconversion. However, I think it should lead us to be more like Christ and less like our worst instincts.
How does an organization move from unhealthy to healthy? It's not simply something we can "will" into existence. It takes a process.
Recognizing that "the middle" is a subjective term, I still want to propose a middle ground for understanding pastoring, planting and being a missionary.
The question for pastors, church leaders and the entire Christian church is simple: Do we want to be known for love that reflects our savior or known for a sideshow demanding its rights?
If you do find yourself in an unhealthy Christian organization, I encourage you to consider that God may want you to leave it.
In this three-part series, "Moving Unhealthy Organizations Toward Health," I'm going to talk to you about the clear signs of organizational dysfunction.
Volunteers who are leaders are essential to the life and growth of a church.
Urban ministry engages depravity, longevity and community.
As I start my time at Outreach Magazine and ChurchLeaders.com, I wanted to explain a bit about what I do as a missiologist and what missiology is. In short, we ask the "why" question.