How to Win the War for Your Mind
May 27, 2017
If you don’t pay attention to the battle for your mind, you will lose it. Here are four steps to fight back.
Still Not Professionals
Ten Pleas for Today’s Pastors
Dec 27, 2013
In this collection of writings, nine veteran pastors challenge and encourage the next generation of church leaders.
What Is a Missional Community?
Aug 10, 2011
A missional community is a family of missionary servants who make disciples who make disciples. Family First of all, a missional community is a group of believers who live and experience life together like a family. They see God as…
God’s Big Work and Your Little Mission
Sep 3, 2015
Our new being in Christ leads to our new doing for Christ by his power, for his glory.
Making Disciples in the Everyday Stuff of Life
Apr 29, 2015
When you hear the words “missional living,” what comes to mind? As I speak and train on missional living, I find many people either have a wrong understanding of the mission or wrongly believe they can’t do it. However, as…
Brothers, Live a Visible, Exemplary, Everyday Life
Nov 26, 2012
As I mentor and coach leaders in North American churches, I find a common theme among many pastors: They live and lead in such a way so as to disqualify themselves as an elder in their own church. Living “Among”…
Our Job Is Not to Be Jesus
Battling Codependency in Ministry
Sep 21, 2020
One of the surest ways to ruin a ministry is to try to be Christ, instead of leading people to him.
Why Doesn’t My Church Share the Gospel?
Four Ways to Encourage Evangelism
Jun 24, 2021
Do you want your church to grow in evangelism? Lead by example, offer basic training, make room for hospitality, and rethink what numbers you celebrate.
Missional Communities and Their Role in Church Planting
Desiring God 2011 National Conference
Sep 23, 2011
Every Christian’s identity is a child of God who is sent out into the word in order to be an agent of reconciliation to the lost.
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