The world has been wounded, all while the Church in the West continues to lose credibility and authority. Christian history is full of examples of faith-filled compassionate followers of Jesus who ran toward those who were disgraced, neglected, and wounded. We’re grateful to read stories of the past, but what about the future? After the […]

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Here are seven practices for how you can move from hanging out to helping people connect with Jesus.

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If our churches are to remain true to its purpose – connecting the mission of God to people, regardless of water level – we must be willing to lead courageously, creatively, and compassionately in the future.

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If the government restricted your church from gathering each Sunday, what would your church look like?  If your church was unable to gather in groups larger than 50, or even 10, what would your church look like? And how would it shape the way you think about your church in how it joins God’s mission?  […]

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Last month, I was in a room in Central Pennsylvania with North American leaders and kingdom practitioners from around the country for a retreat. After lunch we centered our conversation around this question: “Where is the Church in North America heading and what are the implications?” For those who know me, you know I am passionate about discussing a great question. And this certainly is a significant one. 

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