What We’ve Learned About Rest From Staying Home

We should all feel super rested right now, right? I mean, we haven’t gone anywhere. We haven’t really done anything. All the obligations, appointments, and activities were erased...

How I Found a Deeper Faith in the Aftermath of 9/11

How Living Through 9/11 Gave Me a Newfound Depth of Faith

4 Crucial Lessons for the Post-COVID Church

This article originally appeared on MissioAlliance.org and is reposted here by permission. In 2004, Patricia O’Connell Killen and Mark Silk edited and contributed to the book Religion and Public Life...

A Depressed Pastor Navigates the 2020 Blues

It’s just hard! Those are three of the nicest words I’ve ever heard. When you’re hurting and sad and you don’t even know exactly why you’re so sad, but...

10 Things I’ve Learned Being a Missions Pastor

As a missions pastor, these are 10 lessons I’ve learned along the way as I’ve served my church in this role. 1. Take Time to Learn, Dream and...

How Infertility Has Shaped My Faith

I was 16 when I first knew there was something wrong with me. The doctors ran all the tests, covered all their bases, then put on their...

7 Pivotal Insights for Church Planters

I was meeting with a potential church planter and some wisdom nuggets spoken to me or learned over the years flooded my mind. I think they are...

Finding Momentum When Everything Is Working Against It

So you’re leading in a tougher environment than you’ve ever led through in your life. How do you find momentum and growth in a season when everything you...

Pivoting Your Self-Care

My hope is that these Ministry Pivot articles have been helpful for you and your team as you work through this season. As you have read there...

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...