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 ...

Gabe Lyons Identifies Traits of the Next Christians

Ed Stetzer enjoys a breakfast conversation with the co-founder of Catalyst.

The Problem with Pastors as Rock Stars

The “rock star” problem is a sin issue, not a “size of church” issue.

Leadership Book Interview: Hugh Halter on The Tangible Kingdom Primer

Hugh Halter serves as national director of Missio, an apprenticing network for the missional movement. Along with co-director Matt Smay and...

Leadership Interview with Darrin Patrick

Ed Stetzer interviews Darrin Patrick on church planting and the state of the gospel in the church today.

Losing my Religion ('s Influence)

How is "religion" faring in America? A new study by Pew Research shows that two-thirds (67%) believe religion is losing influence. This is...

Thursday Is for Thinkers: Rick Howerton

Today I am excited to have my friend and colleague Rick Howerton here at the blog. Rick is a leader in the small...

Ed Stetzer on the Life of Denominations

There are times when theological differences pose the greatest threat to church cooperation.

Calling for Contextualization, Part 7: The Contextualization Spectrum

You have heard me say that "the how of ministry is in many ways determined by the who, when, and where of culture."...