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5 Confessions of a “Failed” Church Planter

I’ve planted several churches, and I know how hard it can be. I’ve never “closed” a plant, but I’ve sat …

3 Church-Planting Practices That Need to Die

Over the years, I’ve seen lots of great church-planting practices, and many not-so-great ones. Too many churches open and then …

How to Move People to Live On a Global Mission

In this brief video, Pastors Rick Warren and Tim Harlow talk about how to move people to be on mission …

Recovering the Missional Passion of the Church

In order for the church to recover its missional passion, we must reclaim our lost sense of the awesome, overarching …

Teaching Christ from the Old and New Testaments

Recently, I posted an interview with Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola. I appreciate both of their passion and enjoyed their …

Christianity Isn’t Dying, Cultural Christianity Is

You’ve heard it suggested the U.S. is simply Europe on a 50 year delay. Supposedly most churches will be museums …

Cultural and Religious Research Cheat Sheet

For the past week, I’ve blogged quite a bit on statistics and their use. I’ve discussed the misuse of stats, …

New Research: Obedience Not Easy Decision for Believers

Throughout 2012, we have been releasing groundbreaking new research from LifeWay Research’s Transformational Discipleship study. In the study, we were …

Why Plant Churches in the South?

As someone who speaks and writes quite often about church planting, there are a few specific questions I’m asked more …

Pastors: That Divorce Rate Stat You Quoted Was Probably Wrong

Since I have written quite extensively about the abuse of stats by evangelicals and the media in the past, it …

Quick Thoughts on Kent Shaffer’s Top 200 Church Blogs

Kent Shaffer always provides an interesting list of influential blogs. You can find the list at his ChurchRelevance.com site. Here …

New Research: Less Than 20% of Churchgoers Read the Bible Daily

Statistically, you can see a recurring pattern: Bible engagement is directly related to spiritual growth. While it may be possible …

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