Recovering Relevance

Ed Stetzer explains cultural relevance as a necessary tool for missional ministry.

Leadership Book Interview with Tom Harper

Tom Harper, president of Networld Alliance, has written a new book called Leading from the Lions' Den. Tom has a passion for churches...

A New Generation's Perspective on Influence

In August of 2009 Lifeway Research conducted a study of those born between 1980-1991. Those individuals are referred to as "Millennials," and that...

Fast Company, Twitter, and Influence

Ed Stetzer asks if Twitter delivers the right kind of influence for ministry.

Why We Do Research on Churches

I rarely respond to a book review. But, recently I found one that was so well written, and expressed such an important...

Leadership Book Interview: Kary Oberbrunner on Your Secret Name

Kary Oberbrunner serves as a pastor at Grace Church in Ohio. He founded a life-coaching movement called Redeem the Day and has written...

Does the Church Building Matter?

Will the unchurched visit a church that meets in a non-traditional venue?

Calling for Contextualization: Part 8 Ruining and Recovering Relevance

In leading or planting a church, central to your calling is the proclamation of the gospel in words and works of grace. As...

Barna on Diversity of Faith in US Cities

America is anything but "secular." We are a religious, mystical, "spiritual" country. But how does this differ from city to city, and ...