Do Your Friendships Reflect God’s Heart?

We should follow Jesus’ example by cultivating friendships with nonbelievers.

Is Discipleship About Growing or Going?

We need to make disciples, but discipleship is more than moving people to conversion. It includes moving them beyond it.

5 Pastors Share: The Resources That Shaped Me

Bobby Gruenewald: "I asked some strong leaders for recommendations about the ways they find insight and inspiration."

5 (More) Misunderstood Truths About Spiritual Growth

"Here are five additional simple, practical, biblical truths about spiritual growth."

3 Lies We Believe About Spiritual Growth

"Just like you can open a mutual fund but never invest in it, you can become a Christian yet never become a disciple."

5 Ways to Climb Out of a Spiritual Rut

"You’re in a spiritual rut. Your inspiration’s gone. And you’re not sure why. Here are some practical steps that have helped me."

Does Jeremiah 29:11 Apply to You?

"My answer: Kind of. Let me take that back: Yes, it does apply to you, but not in the way many 'claim' the passage."

The Fruit of Faithfulness: A Decade of Hope for Colorado’s New Life Church

“We grieved. We sang out our holy defiance—'we will overcome this trial we’re facing; we will somehow rise again.'”

Why the Priesthood of Believers Must Matter to You

Insights from 10 years of leading a fellowship of microchurches

Raising the Bar for Volunteers

The level of commitment and accountability for a school sports team is often higher than that of church volunteers. Why?