And stop trying so hard to attract them.

Published in Columns

While not as ‘glamorous’ as reaching out to Millennials, attracting Boomers can revitalize the mission and ministries of churches, congregational coaches say.

Published in Congregations

Can we embrace the idea of sharing our stories without the compulsion to be right all the time?

Published in Columns

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

An American Baptist church in Boulder, Colo., was on the brink of closing when a radical redesign of worship, staff and social media presence created the conditions for “resurrection.”

Published in Congregations

Contrary to popular belief — and media reports — Millennials and other young people are not abandoning church, says Baylor University professor Byron Johnson. And the so-called “nones” are not quite as religiously unaffiliated as many think.

Published in Social Issues

A writer and others say stereotyping Millennials as eager for contemporary worship overlooks differences among individuals and the human capacity to change.

Published in Congregations

Church revitalization is increasing, but is there enough interest to spark change?

Published in Congregations
Monday, 14 July 2014 13:43


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

Published in Trending
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:24

Wedding words

On the responsibility, and opportunity, of officiating a wedding in post-Christian America. 

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