The Difference In Waiting for Someone and for Something

You might well find that the “thing” you were waiting for, as the fulfillment of all that longing, is very different than you thought it was.

What Do You Focus On?

The early Church had a job to do, and so do we. Jesus’s words in Acts 1 were not only for the first-century believers.

How To Change Your Church’s Priorities to Look Outward

An outward focused church also cares for the congregation, works hard to keep ministries meaningful, but directs a substantial amount of thought, energy and resources to those who are outside the church.

Myron Pierce: Hope Multiplier — Part 2

“God repurposed my experiences for his work in an urban context.”

Myron Pierce: Hope Multiplier — Part 2

“God repurposed my experiences for his work in an urban context.”

Myron Pierce: Hope Multiplier — Part 1

“We have to hone in on some of these disciplines that can be helpful to engage people, advance the kingdom and multiply churches.”

Bryan Loritts: Building Bridges—Part 2

“Our sanctuaries reflect our dinner tables. So if you want a diverse sanctuary, then you have to have hundreds of diverse dinner tables.”

Love the Stranger

Once cleared by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the adult migrants the ministry serves arrive at a nearby bus station where they can catch a ride to their destination city. It is there that Navarro and his church greet the weary travelers.

When Life Hands You Lemons

“When our church people started pulling up to these little lemonade stands, it generated a buzz,” says Lead Pastor Brent Wood, noting that families nearby wanted to know what was happening.

A Bag Full of Love

Dek: Children at an Illinois Church Show Local Police Their Appreciation

Resources

Where to Look and What to Look For

Your genius unlocks your unique purpose. Someone else’s key won’t work. So how do you begin to discover what your genius is—or isn’t? Your answers to some core questions will be a good starting place.

A Conversation With Steve Richardson

Jesus commissioned his people to bless the nations. Even in traditional cultures, I’ve never personally met someone who wished missionaries hadn’t come. I’ve met thousands of people who are thrilled that missionaries brought a message of salvation and hope.

Multiplication Through Service

We didn’t know it at the time but it turns out we were training our leaders right there. It was an opportunity for discipleship through serving we hadn’t anticipated, and we ended up serving 3,000 meals per day after that.