Weeping with Christ—Gethsemane

The events in the life of Jesus bring meaning to the events of our own. Theologians call this Identification with Christ. I call it discoveringYour Easter I.D.

Measuring Disciple-Making

Dave Ferguson: “How do you know if what you’re doing as a leader is actually advancing the kingdom?”

What You Miss If You Quit

Brad Powell: “God’s best can be experienced in and through life’s worst.”

Effective Outreach Begins at Home

Kevin Harney: Four Reflections on Raising Kids Who Love God and Share Their Faith

10 Ways to Raise the Spiritual Temperature of Your Church

"When you find yourself leading a lukewarm body, there are some things you must do to change the game."

Building Better Partnerships

Brad Lomenick: Want to grow your organization, product or initiative? Cultivate the fine art of colloaboration.

Church Planting, Part 3: Generating a Buzz

From mailers to service projects, what helped these church planters from across the country get the word out to their communities?

Maximize Your Best Resource

Bobby Gruenewald: "Ninety percent of the people who visit a church for the first time go because a friend invited them."

Church Planting, Part 1: Picking the Launch Date

8 church planters describe their prelaunch process and how they chose when to launch

3 Reasons People Are Not Involved in Your Church

Ed Stetzer: “Not everyone is inactive for the same reasons. Once we know why, we can go about helping them move into service.”
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