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Competition Makes You Better

No matter how you slice it, the harsh reality is that competition makes you better.  If you look at the parity in college...

The Death of Reputation Management

Anne Jackson wonders about how Christians manage what people think or say about them.

Communitas vs. Community

One of Gateway’s small groups in the central Austin region has been going through Vince Antonucci’s Guerilla Lovers: Changing the World Through Revolutionary Compassion....

Everyone a Missionary? I Don’t Think So.

We may say “every believer is a missionary” but our behaviour proves otherwise. So how do you motivate people? You don’t. You can’t. There is only...

What’s Your Vision for 2011?

A friend of mine who is on staff at The Rock Church in San Diego did this video recently. Take a look and be...

Listen to Your Gut!

If I had a dollar for every time that I’ve said these words myself or heard someone else utter the words, “I should...

Paul, Pascal & Pensées

It has been said that the lottery is a self-imposed tax on the poor. I suppose gambling on one's eternity is an activity reserved for...

Mark Driscoll on Learning from His Mistakes

At the recent Acts 29 Boot Camp in Seattle, WA, I had the privilege of sitting down with Mark Driscoll of  Mars Hill...

Momentum: Admit

We enjoyed our first Sunday at Gateway Church in Austin! We began a new series called Momentum which is about overcoming our issues and...

Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa

I’ve just stumbled across the Pew Forum’s extensive report on Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa. It reveals the incredible transformation of the region over...

Regarding Regret

I read the other day that love is the most commonly expressed emotion in the context of daily conversations. That makes sense to me. However, the...

You Can’t Do It All!

Contrary to the popular belief of Wannabe-Super-People, You Can’t Do It All!  Leaders stop fooling yourself and more importantly stop robbing yourself...

Free Book: Revolution in World Missions

"Step into the story of missionary statesman Dr. K.P. Yohannan from the villages of India to the shores of Europe and North America."

Does Your Digital Outreach Tell the Truth?

Make sure the digital image you reflect matches the reality of your church.

Free eBook: To Save a Life

"An inspirational story about real-life challenges and hard choices. For anyone who has struggled with regret, loneliness or pain, it is a story of hope."

“Breaking Out of Our Cages” by Cheri Saccone

Cheri Saccone from Mosaic wrote an article in Relevant magazine which is a good reminder as we approach a new year. (Check her husband Steve’s website...

Too Young To Lead

I was recently doing some consulting with a team of sharp ministry leaders.  During the course of our conversation, the discussion of ...

Outreach: Why Won't My Family Listen?

Witnessing to relatives can be the biggest struggle we have. Larry Moyer offers some encouragement.

The Necessity of Rest & Relying on God

We cannot be dependent on ourselves and God at the same time.

Church Planting Movements: Not for the Faint-Hearted

Steve Addison reminds us of the courage and fortitude it takes to start a planting movement.

BREAKING: Brent Leatherwood To Remain ERLC President; Trustee Chairperson Resigns

Just hours after the Southern Baptist Convention's (SBC) Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) announced that it had removed Brent Leatherwood from his position as president, the ERLC retracted their press release.

Digital Expert Brad Hill Shares With Ed Stetzer What ‘Spiritually Open’...

Brad Hill joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain just how valuable a resource the internet can be for pastors and why digital ministry is not merely an on-ramp to get people into church.

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