OlaDele Okuwobi

Love and Unity: Real Talk about Race from the Resilient Church Academy is available for HALF OFF when you register using the code “UL50”. After my wife and I had been involved in multiethnic churches for over ten years, we felt a distinct impression from the Holy Spirit during prayer, “I didn’t call you to […]

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With over three months of pandemic life behind us, the world has changed. With a vaccine months away at best, increasing financial turmoil alongside the global response to the killing of George Floyd, it would be unwise to prognosticate about the world to come. But the fact is that many organizations, businesses, and yes, churches, […]

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glennpaauw

The stuff of earth is the stuff of life—and also the stuff of the biblical story. The Bible opens with a poem-like presentation (maybe even a song?) of the creation of the world, complete with refrains of goodness and day counting. Right here at the beginning the Lord is already accounting for food. “Here, see […]

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Verlon Fosner

Introductory training for your Dinner Church is available at the Dinner Church Track of the Resilient Church Academy. Accredited Seminary-Level Training in Dinner Church Strategy and Theology available this Fall. Our nation has been battered by significant societal tidal waves in the past few months. First, we watched a virus sweeping across the country, that […]

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The Resilient Church Academy with N.T. Wright is happening this August! Here are some reasons why this is exactly what you need in this next season of ministry! #1- During this season ministry is increasingly happening online- and you need help! Building and maintaining Christian community takes connection—and that’s harder than ever during quarantine. What […]

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Chris Backert

The travesties that have taken place over the last several weeks have been horrific and unjust. As a Christian, any amount of reflection on the matter should lead to a broken and contrite heart. Our fundamental identity is as a member of the one body of Christ. As a member of that one body, when […]

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The pandemic, as well as worldwide protests, continue to lay bare the fault lines of our culture. If we and our churches are going to continue to push forward in our part of the mission of God, it will require resilience. In this short introduction, Prof. N.T. Wright explains why we should look to 2nd […]

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Heather Jallad

It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough.” Luke 13:21 It has been said that “if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” There is debate about this proverb’s attribution, and yet experience undergirds […]

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Matt Lake

We are now many months into this season of the pandemic and, like every other pastor I know, I feel the burden and panic of wondering what ministry in this new COVID world looks like and how to lead a church within such a time. But I think the first two weeks of realizing “no […]

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Michael Beck

In 1993, Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player who has ever lived, retired from the NBA following winning a third world championship with the Chicago Bulls as well as the murder of his beloved father. Quickly, he announced that he was going to play professional baseball and signed with the Chicago White Sox. As […]

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