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Who Are the De-Churched? (Part 2)

Do church leaders really love us, or do they want to use us? Plus, the gap between what’s preached and what’s heard.

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Who Are the De-Churched? (Part 1)

Not everyone leaving the church is leaving the faith, and they’re not all leaving for the same reasons.

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Blessed Redundancy

Too many churches & pastors crash because they’ve valued efficiency at the expense of redundancy.

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Worship Through a Child’s Eyes

My 9-year-old’s raw and unsolicited observations after attending worship at two very different churches.

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The Wrong Boogeymen

Two weeks ago the American Religious Identification Survey [ARIS] released its findings and announced that “secular” Americans now account for

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My Interview with Matt Chandler

 A few months ago I flew down to Dallas to interview Matt Chandler for Leadership Journal. Chandler has been getting

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Cape Town 2010 Reflections

While in Cape Town last month for the Lausanne Congress, I met with a number of friends who each participated

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Precious Commodities

While we’re talking about having children, here’s an illuminating excerpt from Rodney Clapp about the way consumerism impacts our society’s

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The Daisy Cutter Doctrine

On Wednesday (09/09/09), Leadership Network and Catalyst hosted an online event called “The Nines.” It featured 9 hours of 9

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