On September 13, 2022, Pew Research released a report modeling the potential future of Christianity in the United States. In it, they … [Read more...] about Seven Risks Worth Taking
7 Suggestions For Preventing Conflict Before It Happens￼￼
As surely as we can expect thunderstorms in the summer, hurricanes in the fall, and blizzards in the winter, the Church is about to experience a … [Read more...] about 7 Suggestions For Preventing Conflict Before It Happens￼￼
The Real Rules of Military Leaders
A church leader in another community told me about his former pastor, who had taken an assessment of his leadership style. The results showed that … [Read more...] about The Real Rules of Military Leaders
A Brief Call to Action
If you are reading this column, you are passionate about the work of ministry. You may pastor a church, coach ministers, provide consulting services … [Read more...] about A Brief Call to Action
Why I Love the Church
My mother-in-law died twenty-five years ago. One of my wife’s brothers, also a pastor, preached the eulogy. His title for his message was, “How the … [Read more...] about Why I Love the Church
BEing the 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
The Practice of Warming
I love this time of year, don’t you? Even though the days are getting shorter, I love the cool, crisp air and the changing colors of fall. It’s nice … [Read more...] about The Practice of Warming
Are you Ill?
My grandmother often used a word to describe herself or other people. It was the word “ill”. She did not use it to describe someone who was sick with … [Read more...] about Are you Ill?
Intervention is an award-winning reality show about addiction and the extraordinary lengths it can take to face one’s unhealthy compulsions. Each … [Read more...] about Intervention