|3 Reasons Church "Cannibalism" Erodes God's Kingdom|
By: David Fitch
When large churches launch new satellite sites, they often draw members from the area's smaller churches, which are now struggling to survive. Are they building God's Kingdom or their own empires? Read More ...
|5 Lessons Learned from Taking a Tech Sabbath|
By: Elizabeth Evans Hagan
Do you check your social media apps first thing when you wake and last thing when you go to bed? You may need a tech Sabbath. Here are 5 lessons learned from being unplugged. Read More ...
Elizabeth Evans Hagan
|The Great War—A Tragedy Supported by Many Churches|
By: Leroy Seat
Many Christians supported World War I, which began 100 years ago today, finding it easy to use "fundamental tenets of the faith as warrants to justify war and mass destruction," a new book says. Read More ...
|Resisting the Cultural Urge to Buy, Buy, Buy|
By: Nick Lear
If we have the resources, the ubiquitous advertisements of our consumer culture urge and entice us to spend it on newer versions of what we already have. How do we resist the urge? Read More ...
|How to Hijack a Religious Tradition|
By: Colin Harris
The priorities of the Religious Right and evangelicals have drifted far from their original roots. That's why it's always wise to be careful who you let tell you who you are. Read More ...
|Christian University in Ukraine Forced to Evacuate|
By: EBF Staff
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have forced a Christian university to evacuate its buildings and have taken over the campus. Thousands have been fleeing the Ukrainian city daily. Read More ...
|Does Your Church Have a Trusting Leadership Culture?|
By: Bill Wilson
The hardest part of ministry for many leaders is staff trust. While no magic pill will solve the issue, there are best practices and habits that can create a healthier church culture. Read More ...
|Islamic State Forces Christians Out of Iraqi City|
By: Paul Hobson
For the first time, Mosul, a city in northern Iraq, has no Christians living there. Islamic State, a jihadist group, told all remaining Christians to leave the city by July 19 or be executed. Read More ...
|Baptists Around the World Avoid Cultural Groupthink|
By: Sam Chaise
The Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering is a place where Baptist leaders can gather to avoid cultural groupthink and come to a deeper and richer understanding of their faith. Read More ...
|Asking Wrong Questions About Bivocational Ministry|
By: Dennis Bickers
Many people have misconceptions about bivocational ministry, even seminary students. Here are some of the wrong questions that church members and leaders often ask. Read More ...