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Audio Sermon: No Perfect People Allowed

Christians will often say, “We’re all sinners.” But the way we operate often communicates something else. Within church communities there

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Outsourcing Sermons

The Wizard of Oz was a mighty and powerful being to be feared and respected…until the curtain was drawn back

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They Love the Church but Not the Institution (Part 2)

In the first part of this post, I discussed my suspicion that we have confused the church (the community of

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Skye Jethani on Consumerism & Church Design

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Captains of the Church

Mike Foster thinks we should stop calling ourselves “Pastor.” In a tweet last summer he wrote: “If I don’t make

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Religious

Many people I know have an impression of Christianity based largely upon what they see while surfing the television—an impression that

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Ministry Lessons From a Muslim

The following article was published in the Spring 2009 issue of Leadership Journal.  I wrote the piece with Brandon O’Brien.

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Deadly Viper, Hidden Racism? (Updated)

In my role as the managing editor of Leadership Journal, I get dozens of free books from publishers nearly every

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The Measure of a Ministry

This week Americans are celebrating their independence by watching parades, enjoying backyard barbeques, and by not going to church. If

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