Pandemic, Migration, and Mission: Impact of the Pandemic on Missions in North America
This is the first of a four-piece series about the impact of the pandemic on missions in North America. We begin with the immediate effects COVID-19.
20 Truths From ‘God Shines Forth’
I had the privilege or reading a pre-release version of "God Shines Forth: How the Nature of God Shapes and Drives the Mission of the Church." Here are 20 quotes from the book, which you should pick up.
Do Denominations Matter?
Do denominations matter? "Associating" and "cooperating" for a common goal is easier said than done. Cooperation requires common conviction, unity, and grace.
5 Reasons Leaders Finish Poorly
I am often in meetings where questions about the future of the evangelical movement are raised.
20 Truths About the Strength of Small Churches
Here are 20 truths from Ron Klassen's new book, "Maximize: Leveraging the Strengths of Your Small Church."
Online Church is a Tool, Not the Goal— Embodied Community is the Goal
There’s a difference between a church having a presence online and “Church Online.” By that, I mean that every internet broadcast of a Sunday worship service is not necessarily meant to be an online church.
The ‘Dangerous’ Calling of Evangelical Ecumenism
Evangelical ecumenism is ultimately about learning to find agreement where suspicion or hostility once existed.
God’s Mission Has a Church: My Interview With Tabletalk Magazine
God's mission has a church. My friends at Tabletalk asked me to do an interview a few years back. Here is our conversation.
Ed Stetzer: Why Westboro Called Me A ‘Lying Whore False Prophet’
When discussing how churches can best handle disruptive situations, I find it helpful to reflect on a leadership experience I had a few years back with Westboro "Baptist Church."
Necessary Conversations: The Church, Suicide, and Mental Health
For many of us, mental illness is not a theoretical issue. Instead, it manifests in many ways and, at times, can impact nearly every moment of every day.