And stop trying so hard to attract them.

Published in Columns
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 12:26

The rise of shadow work

Feeling swamped? It may be because you’re doing tasks you used to pay others to do.

Published in Columns
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 06:22

Home field advantage

Who in your congregation might feel more like the visiting team, and what can you do to change that?

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Such as, “I felt too connected there. That church included me as an active part of ministry. I’d much rather be a project than a partner.”

Published in Columns
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:31

Jesus’ law of respecting persons

Putting “civil” back into the equation.

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Monday, 23 March 2015 06:13

We’ll all end up in Rosemary

Putting flesh and bones on a disembodied Christianity.

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Friday, 13 March 2015 07:06

Be afraid, be very afraid

Fear dramatically puts us in survival mode, which is perfect for survival, but terrible for abundant life.

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Thursday, 05 March 2015 06:26

‘Christ has no body but yours’

Baptists could profit by probing this rich metaphor more deeply.

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Racial tensions and racism in America were in part caused by Western Christians mistakenly equating race with biblical values, leading to divisive race issues in modern society, says a Duke University scholar.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 07:00

Finding a way forward through relationships

If the first time we’re meeting each other is in the streets protesting another tragedy, then the church has failed.

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