No Ugly Babies!

Or, Three Questions Every Church Planter Should Ask . . . I recently became a grandparent. (Woohoo!) While we were visiting my daughter, son-in-law a …

Worshiping Among the Ruins

How We Learn to Live with the Erosion of God’s Blessing . . . Drip . . . drip . . . drip. The sound of water leaking from our chimney cap left …

Communication Misfires

5 Threats to Transparency in Churches . . . I once owned a vehicle prone to backfiring, not something you hear too much anymore with today’s fuel i …

How Jesus Prunes a Church

And What That Means to Leaders . . . “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it s …

Mean Churches?

I recently stumbled upon an article by Tom Rainer titled “9 Traits of Mean Churches.” Tom should know. He’s a long time church consultant and c …