As a church staff leader, are you in information and support options overload? These opportunities are coming to us quickly and with ever-changing … [Read more...] about When Can We Breathe Again?
Are you tired of the doomsday rhetoric about the church in America? Have you noticed that the bandwagon of those predicting the imminent demise of … [Read more...] about What the Gloomy Predictions about Church Overlook
#MeToo, a social media movement that began in November 2017, has ignited awareness of and accountability for sexual harassment. This new awareness of … [Read more...] about The #metoo Movement and the Church
Flying home from a recent teaching/mission trip to a third world country, I sank into an exhausted sleep and dreamed a vivid dream. In my dream, I was … [Read more...] about When I Become Pope of the Protestant Church
Not long ago, a friend asked the question “When is a time you felt lonely, confused, hurt, or angry, and it was the church the saved or helped you?” … [Read more...] about BEing the Church
So the other day I got a notification on Facebook that said “Larry has tagged a photo of you.” Larry was my date to my senior prom. He was a good … [Read more...] about The Power of Shared Story
George Barna, the founder of the Barna Research Group likes to say he offers, “Knowledge to navigate a changing world.” When I began my ministry, he … [Read more...] about The View from Outside the Kettle
Every church has a few persistent traditions and myths that just will not die. Some are unique to a particular church, like these that I’ve … [Read more...] about A Myth that Needs to Die
Spatial disorientation is the condition in which an aircraft pilot's perception of direction does not agree with reality. It is typically results from … [Read more...] about Are We Flying our Churches Into the Ground?