Ten Years from Now, How Secularism and Church Diversity Intersect

Ten Years From Now, How Secularism and Church Diversity Intersect

Globally speaking, the church is at a significant crossroads right now. We’re watching the geographical epicenter of our faith shift from its centuries-old epicenter in the West to the Global South
One-on One with Mike Burnette, Pastor of America's Fastest Growing Church

One-on One With Mike Burnette, Pastor of America’s Fastest Growing Church

We always try to build ahead of our growth. We are constantly building our volunteer teams—we call them our Dream Team—and empowering them to get ready for growth.
Finish the Mission: Empowered By the Spirit

Finish the Mission: Empowered by the Spirit

Jesus says the kingdom will be established through the power of the Spirit, and the hope of Israel is fulfilled by God’s mission being accomplished throughout the world.
Making Strides Against the Opioid Crisis

Making Strides Against the Opioid Crisis

The church should be a place where substance abuse and addiction aren’t swept under the rug, but boldly and lovingly confronted.
Brett Kavanaugh

How Christian Leaders Should, and Should Not, Speak in This Kavanaugh Moment

The women—and men—in your church are looking to you to see how to respond to the news on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Finish the Mission

Finish the Mission

Modern Christians, particularly of the Western world, seem to trend toward one of two paths when they are talking about God’s mission.
A Letter to the Church: The Problems of Moral Failure and Misconduct Are Real and Must Be Addressed. Now.

A Letter to the Church: The Problems of Moral Failure and Misconduct Are Real...

The rash of leaders that we have seen fall within the past year and a half or so have nearly all engaged in moral failure. They have made wrong decisions regarding the proper and biblical way to act as leaders.
The Gospel, Breaking Sinful Patterns and Addictions pin

The Gospel, Breaking Sinful Patterns and Addictions

I’m a big believer in recovery from addiction. I’ve seen the power of recovery among friends and family. Yet, I’m also a Christian, and an...
Killing the Clergy/Laity Caste System

Killing the Clergy/Laity Caste System

I think it's time to kill the clergy and laity great divide in our churches. Yes, some of us are trained professionally to be ministers. But all of us are called to minister.
death of a church

Some Churches Should Die & Be Reborn

If you're facing the death of a church, bear in mind that some churches simply need to die and come back to life. As shocking as that may be, a church's death might be the best thing that could happen for the sake of the gospel within a given community.