7 Ways to Keep an Outward Focus

It is easy to lose momentum. Use this list to keep your outward focus fresh.

7 Top Issues Church Planters Face, Issue #2: Financial Self-Sufficiency and Viability

In my last post in this series, I unpacked the leadership development and reproduction issues faced by church planters as reported by our "panel."...

7 Top Issues Church Planters Face, Issue #1: Leadership Development and Reproducing Culture

In my introductory post for this series, I explained the research process that informed the 7 Top Issues Planters Face. I have partnered with my...

Thinking Through Missiology Together – Part 2

A week ago today we began a discussion on missiology around the definition of mission. The main essay was written by Chuck Van...

Thinking Through Missiology Together

Well, I must say that I am pleased. My MissionSHIFT discussion idea was just that-- a (crazy) idea. The first installment was...

6 Keys for Leadership Development

Ed Stetzer shares tips for creating better leadership systems.

Letters from a Birmingham Jail

Today is the day we celebrate Martin Luther King's birthday and the cause he championed, racial equality. Since many conservative evangelicals were...

Applying the Gospel to Personal Finance

Ed Stetzer interviews Jamie Munson about his new book "Money: God or Gift."

Dealing with Issues in the Church: The Pew Shuffle

I just heard about a creative way to address a concern in the church. Midtown Fellowship was planted five years ago on Columbia,...

Monday is for Missiology: Women, Missions, and Missiologists

From what I can tell, the majority of missionaries and those who actively support them are women. Historically, women are always listed...