What our languages are telling us

John Chandler

What is the language reach of your congregation?

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The new apostasy: Staying put

John Chandler

To be apostate in North America today means to remain unmoving and static.

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The end of church membership?

John Chandler

Rather than something to be lamented, it may be cause for hope.

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Texting and discipleship

John Chandler

Another example of the “log and speck” problem highlighted by Jesus.

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Closing the confidence gap

John Chandler

The glass ceiling for women in Baptist life may have much to do with self-confidence. That needs to change.

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The changing shape of denominational tribes

John Chandler

In a word, it’s skinnier.

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Selfies

John Chandler

Millennials advocate radical freedom and that’s good. But the shadow side is the devaluing of community.

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New South demographics

John Chandler

It’s hard to share the gospel if you don’t know how to say “hola.”

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The new face of generosity

John Chandler

It’s not about meeting church budgets. It’s about transforming people spiritually.

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Antibiotics: When “cheap and now” turns deadly

John Chandler

There’s a more responsible and sustainable way to live.

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Edutainment

John Chandler

17 million students are enrolled in America’s colleges and universities. Are they there for education or a good time?

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All in for multisite churches? Not so fast.

John Chandler

Congregations looking to develop more than one campus face significant challenges.

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The new normal — multisite churches

John Chandler

If multisite churches were a Protestant denomination, they would be the fourth largest in the country.

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Disruptive innovator competencies: temperance and courtesy

John Chandler

Impulse control and awareness of context are emerging as key indicators.

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How well does your staff improvise?

John Chandler

Disruptive innovator competencies include resourcefulness and a high level of output.

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