Being Christian in Public

Excerpted FromSunday’s Sermon for Monday’s WorldBy Sally Brown One visionary, creative action by one person can reverberate around the world. On a Thursday evening, December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks—an...

When It’s Good to Talk to Yourself

Seeking renewal physically, mentally, socially/emotionally and spiritually is an active, not passive discipline.

Peter Scazzero: Digging Deeper Into Discipleship—Part 1

Pete Scazzero discusses Emotionally Healthy Discipleship and the danger of separating love of God and people.
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Radical Rest

Permit yourself to disconnect to reconnect to Christ.

The Value of a Small Church

Landon DeCrastos: In an age when so many pastors spend much of their time looking for the next new thing, it seemed foreign to encounter a ministry that didn’t try to fix something that wasn’t broken simply to put more rumps in the seats. There was something intensely spiritual about the experience.

Establish and Practice Your Pastoral Authority

How to balance the dual callings of leaders to be servants while wielding authority.

Brian Houston: Equipping the Next Generation—Part 2

"What inspires me the most is setting up a new generation to win. ... The legacies we leave for people are what remain."

Are We Operating From Scarcity or Abundance?

Our understanding of God's kingdom and provision must shape our business practices.
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Changing the Heart of the Leader

Church leaders are not responsible for coming up with plans or strategies of mobilization. We are to put into action what God places in our hearts.