Following Christ Beyond Difference

Dwelling in Philippians 1:27 as a way forward together

Something New Because of You

The importance of how we talk about church membership

Say The Thing, Not Anything

You’ve already been given what to say, so say it and see what God does

Love at the Margins

God’s invitation to truly see the people around us

Rural Revival?

One church’s story of risk and renewal

Preaching to Know-it-alls and Picky Eaters

Being genuine communicates volumes

Monasticism and the Mayo Clinic

Silence and presence create space for centering in upheaval

Mary, Martha, Deion Sanders, and Me

The implications of imitation for church leadership

How to Get Useful Sermon Feedback

5 keys for success

The Antioch Effect

Reimagining church in a multicultural world via the book of Acts

Filling in the Vowels

Seeking Buechner’s alphabet of grace in Vonnegut’s incomprehensible world

De-Professionalizing Pastoral Identity?

On occupying time and being prophetic

Want to Read the Bible, but Not Sure Where to Start?

Different approaches to reading the Bible address different goals

Between Two Gileads

The danger of bumper sticker theology

Coming Back from Burnout?

Seeing our pastors as people with the same need for compassionate care that we have

Upcoming Leadership Training Series


Apply the insights of Brené Brown’s work to your faithful leadership.

Upcoming Lay Leader Training Cohort


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Upcoming Preaching Workshop


Address controversial topics from the pulpit with wisdom, humor, and grace.