How Convoy of Hope Is Responding in a Record Year for Natural Disasters

Convoy of Hope trains year-round to respond quickly and provide relief.

How 5 Types of Church Leaders Will Fare in the Future

The future belongs to the innovators.

What Qualifies as ‘the Church’?

5 characteristics that set the church apart.

What Is the Posture of Your Heart Toward Missions?

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

Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus

RACE & THE GOSPEL When you think of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, what immediately comes to mind? Perhaps costly discipleship, German prophet or Confessing Church. Only rarely would someone think...

Why ‘Church Adoption’ and ‘Church Fostering’ Are Essential

When Sam Rainer coined the word “adoption” two years ago as a descriptor of one church acquiring another, I knew he was on to something. Instead of...

Exploring the Theme of Creation in Bondage

The contention of this series of articles is that the Bible is set in the land of wild things. That is, the Bible is more fantastical—beautiful, dangerous...

5 Keys to Seeking Unity in the Church

Insights from John Perkins

How One Church and Its City Are Partnering to Provide Housing for the Homeless

Grove Community Church and the local government of Riverside, California, team up for change.

8 Things to Remember When Dealing With Conflict

As I write this article, I’m in a time of reflection. I’ve been thinking about how I deal with difficult situations as a 59-year-old pastor compared to...