Keychain Leadership

By: José Esteban Juan “Everything starts when we hand over the keys.” We all know what a keychain is. It’s a normal accessory that makes it easy to carry a large number of keys for different locks, gates, or doors. There are people who are responsible for the key rings of large buildings and companies,... Continue Reading →

How to Navigate the 3 Ministry Modes II

Part 2: Success By: Dan Reiland We all long to bear fruit in our ministry.  However, in our previous entry, we shared Pastor Dan Reiland’s thoughts on a stage of ministry he deems surviving.  Is there a way to more consistently experience significant ministry impact? Today we continue the series from Dan Reiland’s article as we... Continue Reading →

How to Navigate the 3 Ministry Modes I

Part 1: Survival By: Dan Reiland We all want to experience significance in ministry. We hope for success, and yet sometimes find ourselves merely surviving. Is there a way to more consistently experience significant ministry impact? Is it always through success?  How can you break out of survival mode? This article may be for you or someone... Continue Reading →

Netflix is Making it Harder to Be a Missionary

By: Rachel Kleppen *Article published in Christianity Today on September 13, 2019 For as long as I can remember, the word missionary conjured up a specific, anxiety-inducing image in my mind. A young person felt a burning call to some “dangerous” or “poverty-stricken” nation, said goodbye to the comforts of home and family, and assimilated into a... Continue Reading →

Attitude

Recently, I have been thinking about the effect “attitude” plays in a missionary’s life.  We send missionaries out to challenging places, and I believe a massive part of their success can be attributed to the way they view God, each other, and their circumstances (in other words: attitude).  Some seem to be discouraged about everything. ... Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Partner with Your City

By: Daryl Crouch *The following practical outreach strategies were originally published in Christianity Today. The author, Daryl Crouch, is senior pastor of Green Hill Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. 3 Ways to Partner with Your City Four years after my first conversation with the city manager (see the previous article  How to Serve Your City When... Continue Reading →

IT IS TIME!

Por: Erika Ríos Hasenauer  It is time we as a nation, and especially as a community of faith, reconciliation, compassion and holiness, talk about it. The recent racial incidents in the United States and now the Black Lives Matter movement are provoking this conversation whether we were ready or not. In tears as I watched... Continue Reading →

Seeking Virtue In All

By: Scott Armstrong A recent journey into social media caused me to end up pushing myself away from my laptop and cell phone, wide-eyed at the exaggerated self-promotion of so many voices proclaiming they are right and the other side (whoever that may be) is wrong.  It all reminded me of an excerpt from Stevenson... Continue Reading →

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