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Why Our Church Said 'No' to Some Really Good Things

Why Our Church Said 'No' to Some Really Good Things

Paul Alexander
Everyone seems to think their own issue is perfect for the local church to support and advance. Unfortunately, that assumption assumes that the church’s... Read More
Can I View My Small Group as My Church?

Can I View My Small Group as My Church?

Sam Allbery
Many churches run some kind of small group ministry. Groups of varying size (typically ten or so believers) tend to be one of the best contexts for discussion... Read More
Learning How to Love and Disagree with Our Neighbors

Learning How to Love and Disagree with Our Neighbors

Scott Slayton
At the beginning of this decade, an interesting post appeared on the Freakonomics blog. They shared an email from a reader they would only refer to as "G.D."... Read More
Your Parachurch Ministry Isn't the Church

Your Parachurch Ministry Isn't the Church

Mack Stiles
Parachurch work is my lifeblood.  I’ve been shaped and sustained by countless parachurch ministries.  I’m pushing five decades of involvement in numerous... Read More
Connecting Sound Doctrine with an Urgent Mission

Connecting Sound Doctrine with an Urgent Mission

Aubrey Sequeira
“They don’t need us to give them a bunch of theology or doctrine. That’ll slow us down! We just need to focus on reaching people for Christ!” ... Read More
Why a Lone Ranger Christian is a Dangerous Concept

Why a Lone Ranger Christian is a Dangerous Concept

Paul Alexander
Christian risk is often right, as when mission work is carried out in a dangerous place. But the lone ranger Christian risks the wrong things for the wrong... Read More
Don't Assume Anything When Sharing the Gospel with Mormons

Don't Assume Anything When Sharing the Gospel with Mormons

Kyle Beshears
Talking about your faith with a Latter-day Saint (Mormon) can be challenging. An evangelical friend recently told me about such a conversation. “I know that... Read More
From Unreached to Disciple-Maker: A Testimony

From Unreached to Disciple-Maker: A Testimony

Kelley Housley
Tribal missions and global evangelism are exciting subjects. And well they should be. They are at the center of Christ’s heartbeat and His promise to build... Read More
Forcing Fruit: A Call for Urgent, Patient Evangelism

Forcing Fruit: A Call for Urgent, Patient Evangelism

Caleb Greggsen
How does a church get its people invested in the Great Commission? It’s a question any missions leader or pastor should ask. We are called to take the gospel... Read More
Root Your Identity in Christ, Not in Your Current Role

Root Your Identity in Christ, Not in Your Current Role

David Platt
We must always be careful to root our identity in our call to salvation. Here's why this is important: we've got to be careful not to root our identity in a... Read More

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