Reimagining Evangelism During the Pandemic

We might be practicing social distancing, but that just gives us an opportunity to get creative about evangelism.

7 Reasons Not to Give Up on Your Nonbelieving Friends

Maybe you’ve prayed for a nonbelieving family member or friend for a long time—so long, in fact, that you’re close to giving up on him or her....

Should All Churches Reproduce?

6 questions to ask before deciding to multiply.

What Is the Posture of Your Heart Toward Missions?

Unpacking what we mean when we say, “God can use me right where I am.”

How Suffering Can Open Doors for Evangelism

Anyone can be happy when things are going well. But can you have joy when they aren’t? Flipping through the TV channels with my kids a couple of...

The Key to Sustaining a Lifestyle of Evangelism

We all know we should share our faith more actively. In a 2019 survey by LifeWay Research, more than half the respondents (55%) admitted they had not...

Speaking Prophetically in a Post-Christian World

Thinking about cultural engagement isn’t something necessarily new to the church. In his treatise, The City of God, Augustine outlined how the “city of God” (reflected in...

The Refinery: A Replant for a Rural Industrial Community

Robinson, Illinois, is a unique town of about 8,000 people. Rural, but defined by industry, Robinson is about 40 minutes away from the next largest city. It...

Ministry After the Virus

Four essential concepts for navigating today and preparing for tomorrow

Evangelism and Your Personal Story

One of the most effective tools in your “spiritual tool box” is your personal testimony. You are an expert on your own story. You may not be an...