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How Your Church MUST Be Unique

No matter the denomination, socio-economic makeup, ethnic mix, city, or geographical region, a church must have Jesus as her foundation (1 Corinthians 3:11) and her chief cornerstone (Ephesians 2:19-21). At...
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How Your Church Must NOT Be Unique

While some car companies have been experts in luxury, Volkswagen has been about cars for everyday people. Volkswagen literally means “people’s car,” and they branded themselves with economic cars. For...
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4 Questions Leaders Should Ask About Their Ideas

Leadership involves the innovation and execution of ideas. But sometimes great ideas aren’t the best ideas for your ministry. Below are four simple questions a church leader should ask before starting a new...
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The Gospel and Money

It's important that we understand how the gospel addresses money. So its important that we know what the Gospel is. The gospel is good news. Jesus, the Son of God, was born. For thirty-three years He lived...
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The Gospel and Work

God cares about work. That job you do for forty to seventy hours a week, God actually cares about it. He has called you to your profession, field and industry.
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4 Things Every 20-Something Church Leader Should Know

Recently I was able to be a part of a beautiful reconciliation between a number of churches in one of the largest cities in our state. Here are 4 things I learned from that experience that every 20-something church leader should keep in mind when doing mission.
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Love Your Enemies – Short Film

Matt Carter interviews Daoud, an Arab Palestinian Christian who hosts a creative arts camp for refugee children and teaches them to strive for peace, about his land, the difficulties he and his family are facing, and how his faith has characterized his life in tumultuous times.
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Why Jesus Never Commanded Us To Plant Churches

What does it reveal about our missiology and biblical convictions whenever we think it is strange to advocate that those first century church planting teams have something to teach us?
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A Black Missional Critique of the Missional Movement

Guest post by Kyle Canty There’s a complex question that gnaws at my heart as I observe evangelical culture; “Does the broader evangelical church in America recognize that there is something that they...
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Are You an Enthusiast? – John O.

We have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to holiness, we have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to stewardship, we have a lot of enthusiasts as it relates to Bible knowledge and theology, but what I’ve found is that we have very few experts, very few practitioners. John O. shares why we need experts.