Why You Should Share Your Story During Your Struggles

When Darkness Seems my Closest Friend Mark Meynell

Note: Who doesn’t love hearing a good story? – especially one where God has done the impossible and changed circumstances and situations. Seeing God’s work after a crisis is import, but so too seeing it during the crisis. Mark Meynell reminds you why you should share your story during your struggles in this excerpt from When … Read more

Giving Up “Dream Church” and Embracing Discomfort

Brett McCracken

The “dream church” picture I painted in the introduction looks very little like the church, Southlands, where I am now a member. Southlands is nondenominational, meets in a renovated prosthetics factory, and has only the slightest liturgical bent. It’s Reformed-ish but Holy Spirit focused, with impromptu “words” from the congregation and quiet prayer in tongues … Read more

What Do You Long To See For Your Church?

No Silver Bullets Daniel Im

No Silver Bullets by Daniel Im is one of the finest books on intentional discipleship I have read. It is a privilege to feature this excerpt from Daniel’s book where he challenges Christian leaders to shift to a kingdom perspective, dream, and strategize ways to encourage followers of Jesus to greater Christ-likeness. Read my review … Read more