Contributing writer Greg Mamula offers the latest entry in a six-part series on the future of the church. In this third article, he uses the Apostle Paul as a model and focuses on how we should focus on building more and better networks in order
Robert D. Cornwall reviews The Pastor’s Bookshelf: Why Reading Matters for Ministry by Austin Carty. When it comes to reading, Carty wants clergy to know that only reading ministry-related books is not a sufficiently healthy diet and suggests they read a wide variety of books
Robert D. Cornwall reviews Chasing after Wind: A Pastor's Life by Douglas J. Brouwer. This book serves as a post-retirement memoir from a longtime Presbyterian (PCUSA) pastor that contains insights for clergy and non-clergy alike.
Senior Editor Beau Underwood interviews Christopher Dixon, pastor of West Finley Baptist Church near Fordland, Missouri, for the latest installment of our “Behind the Pulpit” series intended to pull back the curtain on the minister’s life.
Senior Editor Beau Underwood interviews Vince Amlin, co-pastor of Gilead Church in Chicago, Illinois, for the latest installment of our “Behind the Pulpit” series intended to pull back the curtain on the minister’s life.
Contributing writer Laura Levens writes about challenges facing women called to ministry, noting her own experiences and those of some of her students. She also offers advice to Christians on how to help dismantle the patriarchy in churches.
Senior Editor Beau Underwood interviews Lindsey Braun, pastor of education and faith formation at Plymouth Church in Des Moines, Iowa, for the latest installment of our “Behind the Pulpit” series intended to pull back the curtain on the minister’s life.
As congregations become smaller and smaller, some are being ‘replanted’ by applying the lessons from start-up congregations to older, dying churches. Although not widespread, church replanting is growing in popularity.
Contributing writer Greg Mamula delves into the Blockbuster vs. Netflix analogy that is often utilized by speakers at conferences and retreats to motivate church leaders into embracing new ministry models. Where this metaphor falls short, he proposes a new one: Redbox.