The Key to Making Faster, Better Decisions

As a leader, I am forced to make dozens of decisions every day. During this pandemic that has only multiplied. Thankfully, years ago I learned the secret to...

Repentance of Systemic Racism Includes Restoration

This article originally appeared on MissioAlliance.org and is reposted here by permission. “But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, ‘Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of...

How to Refocus Your Fundraising in a Bad Economy

Way back in 2008 I wrote a post on how churches, ministries and nonprofits can survive an economic downturn. If you didn’t read it, check it out...

What Is the Believer’s Living Hope?

In his first letter, the apostle Peter says that, in the resurrection, we have a “living hope.” Hope is in short supply these days, and I’ve heard...

Stay Salt: A Conversation With Rebecca Manley Pippert

When I wrote Out of the Saltshaker 40 years ago, it was such a different world. What’s changed today? Well, we’re dealing...

The Virus and the Church

How church leaders responded during the early stages of the pandemic.

Karen Swallow Prior: The Truth and The Cross—Part 1

The apostle Paul wrote, “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind”...

6 Tips to Plan a Memorable Summer With Your Kids

Summer is here and yet, many of us feel like we have already had summer because our kids have been home from...

Echo Park Reborn

Both Echo Park and Foursquare have experienced not just a revitalization, but reconciliation and restoration.

Race and the Gospel: Is Justice Part of the Discussion?—Part 1

“Surely the Good News of Jesus Has Something to Say to the Greatest Historic Injustice of the Last 500 Years.”

Resources

New Small Group Resources

This year more than any other, gearing up for the fall small group season will look different for churches. As groups form...

Stand Still and Watch God Work

Excerpted FromEnter WildBy Carlos Whittaker Be Still Let’s rewind a few centuries back to the days of Moses so we can all realize we’re...
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