5 Ways a Church Can Redeem Its Community

“The American church has proved it can fill the seats, but it has yet to prove that the gospel can transform entire communities.”

3 Options When Your Church No Longer Reflects the Community

There are three ways a church can respond when the demographic of a community changes.

Brenda Salter McNeil: Where’s the Other Half of the Gospel?

Speaker, Leadership Coach and Associate Professor of Reconciliation Studies, Seattle Pacific University

3 Reasons You Need to a Build a Diverse Leadership Team

“Developing a racially and ethnically diverse team must not be done for the sake of being done, but with the mission of God in mind.”

3 Challenges in Urban Ministry

Ed Stetzer: "While cities are an excellent place for gospel advancement, urban ministry is not without its challenges."

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.”

Sharing a Dinner Table With Muslims: A Redemptive Invitation

"As Christians, when we engage in these sorts of relationships and conversations, we bring Jesus with us to a literal table."

3 Ways to Create a Welcoming Environment for Visitors

How do you welcome people who feel like outsiders?

Missional Mergers: 9 Keys to Success

The sad reality is that most mergers fail because they are motivated more by self-interest or self-preservation than by a bigger, bolder, divine mission.

Albert Tate: ‘Don’t Buy the Fake News of the World’

Albert Tate, lead pastor of Fellowship Monrovia in Southern California, talks personal authenticity in leadership.
[first_name]
[first_name]
[email]
[email]