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Any-3: Lead Muslims to Christ Now!

Any-3<p>Lead Muslims to Christ Now!<p>Introduction<p><i>Any-3</i> is a five-step process which starts with getting acquainted and leads to discovering whether the …

The Millennial Traits of Jesus

Google the term “Millennials” and you’re almost certain to immediately find several articles about the negative traits of this generation.<p>It’s easy …

3 Keys to Rising Above the Clutter

Our world is filled with clutter. The growth of technology, direct access to information, and increasing speed of innovation have made it difficult …

Another Acceptance Milestone for Messianic Jews

Messianic Jews—those who believe in Jesus—only comprise a small portion of the international Jewish community. But that hasn't stopped them from …

Does Where We Worship Matter?

I was raised in a tiny country church on liturgy and hymns. White, steeple, pews, potluck dinners—my church had the stereotype covered. I loved it. …

Our Experiment in Criticism

In 1961, C.S. Lewis, in full ornery Oxford don mode, drew on his experience as a literary scholar and critic to write a little book titled An …

10 Ways to Make a Big Impact on a Small Budget

Do big events have to mean big budgets? We talked to almost 30 church leaders who answered an emphatic “no.” The same leaders affirmed that their …

21 Signs Your Church Needs to Change

Change is one of the most controversial issues in almost any organization.<p>There’s something inside you and me that clings to the status quo, hoping …

Why Atheist Leaders Are 'Ministers of the Gospel'

<b>Update (Aug. 21):</b><i>USA Today</i>examines the irony of the federal government seemingly "calling the bluff" of an atheist group's challege to parsonage tax …

Kingdom Kernels: CPM Essentials On a Napkin

Kingdom Kernels<p>CPM Essentials On a Napkin<p>You’ve decided in your heart that you want to see God birth a Church-Planting Movement (CPM) in your …