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.
I had to learn a lot of tough and powerful lessons over the past nearly three decades of ministry.
“Our sanctuaries reflect our dinner tables. So if you want a diverse sanctuary, then you have to have hundreds of diverse dinner tables.”
This mood isn’t just reflected on the international front, but on the domestic front as well.
“You have to construct a philosophy of ministry where you show people that diversity and reconciliation aren’t fringe issues, but that they’re tethered to the gospel.”
We pulled together data from some of the largest and most influential research organizations in the country like Gallup, Pew, Barna, and Lifeway, to track how we’re doing when it comes to living the life Christians need to live.
There is one question I ask myself every time I receive a complaint. It would be difficult to be in leadership and not have people upset with a...
When it comes to protecting a company’s products and technology from competitors, this is all well and good. What isn’t well and good is when NDAs are used to protect leaders and organizations from bad behavior.
Vision is powerful, but its beauty fades quickly if it never comes to pass.
I should be conscious of the fact I may not solve everyone’s concern with the problem.