10 Reasons Missional Communities Fail

Long-time missional community leader Doug Paul lists ten sure-fire ways to ruin the mission before it even starts.

3 Things Churches Love That KILL Outreach

Ed Stetzer: "If your church loves the way you do church more than your children, it loves the wrong thing."

4 Steps for Stronger Engagement in Your Church

Ed Stetzer: "God’s mission should be so active in a church that the city misses them when they are not around."

So You’re Hosting an Outreach Event? Read This First

"Preparing for the arrival of people is really important. Let’s do it well!"

Why Justice Needs Evangelism

Dan Kimball: "If we care about justice, we have to care about making new disciples."

6 Unwavering Beliefs of a Church That Loves Its City

J.D. Greear: 6 Plumblines for Community Engagement

Is It Still Evangelism If There Are No Words?

Scot McKnight: "I know of no text that says someone evangelized without saying a word."

Beyond Baristas and Bands: Inspiring Your Community

Dan Kimball: "We don't just want our community to know we like art or music — we want to inspire them to follow Christ."

8 Signs Someone Is Truly Involved in Your Church

Moving new people toward "assimilation": a scorecard for your church.

The Unshockable Jesus

John Burke offers an incredible story of grace and a bold reminder that Jesus is never shocked by our sin.