Paul David Tripp uses 1 John 4 to define "cruciform" (in the shape of the cross) love and how it shapes the way we relate to our children.
For far too many Christians, the idea of being part of a church simply means attending a Sunday morning service, maybe a small group, or a sprinkling of special events each year. Is that what God had in mind for his bride, the Church, when he sent his son to save her?
A lot of us go to church and bible study. At the end of the day we feel stagnant in our faith, like we’re walking through mud and can’t seem to move forward. It may be that if that’s the reality of your life, here's what you need to do.
Our cities are the gathering place of culture, human capital, and change. If we want to see every nook, cranny, and neighborhood filled with life and restoration, we need to fill our cities with missional communities. Here's why.
What do you think about when you think about the word "church"?
I always hear stories of men who had a passion for God’s mission, but ended up jaded and burnt out. That's why it's so important for young leaders to ask themselves these 5 questions while contemplating pastoral ministry or church planting.
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Cross cultural missionaries often learn the language of their host cultures. This is a really hard job! How does a person stay motivated through the thick and thin of language learning?
We’ve become a people who care more about measuring things rather than hearts. Find out why.
Because Jesus came, kids can help shape the culture rather than being shaped by it. They can radiate with a new identity, one that’s not based in earning or deserving.
If the mission to make disciples is that clear, why do we ignore Jesus and pursue other things so far down the list of “to-dos”?
Jesus commanded us to make disciples who make disciples. Here are 5 ways to make disciples informally, to make discipleship normal.
Jesus commanded the disciples to develop a disciple-making culture where all of life becomes the platform for disciple-making Here are 6 questions to ask to see if you're on the right track.
It is important for these missionaries and the churches that send them to have a solid theology of language learning.
The command to love your neighbors can be easier to obey with your kids than without. Here are a few ways that children can help us know and love our neighbors.
Dope Church is a growing community of Christians committed to being family with their neighbors struggling in addiction, the sex industry, and the criminal lifestyle.
What's the biggest challenge facing the church today? According to Paul Tripp, it might not be what you think. Watch to find out more.
When the Selfs moved to a new neighborhood, they knew God was calling them to share the love of Jesus with their neighbors. Eight years later, it is evident that hearts are being transformed by the Gospel.
The coming wave of homework, deadlines, and meetings is daunting. And when that wave crashes, it can quickly wash away my good intentions to be more disciplined in the things that matter.
As Chris and Britten Buster lead an ever growing missional community of 19 adults and over 20 kids, they learn how to be a good neighbor and share the love of Christ with their friends and neighbors.