Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Bayou City Fellowship in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Bayou City Fellowship in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Church launches website to "Help Houston Get Home."


Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Crosspoint Church in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Crosspoint Church in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Donating money, instead of supplies, helps the local economy.


One-on-One with Scholar and Researcher Mark Silk on the Future of Religion, Especially Evangelicalism, in America (Part Two)

One-on-One with Scholar and Researcher Mark Silk on the Future of Religion, Especially Evangelicalism, in America (Part Two)

Evangelicalism is now the normative form of non-Catholic Christianity in America.


In Part One of this interview, Mark began to answer the following question. Today, he discusses Evangelicals.

DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers

DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers

President Trump and many immigration leaders agree with faith leaders: Congress should act in compassion toward the DREAMers


We have an opportunity, here, to unify a nation that is divided about immigration to find a path for the DREAMers.

Yes, comprehensive immigration policy is complicated. But the forward path for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) need not be.

One-on-One with Daniel Im on Discipleship from a Systems Perspective

One-on-One with Daniel Im on Discipleship from a Systems Perspective

Five micro-shifts that lead to macro-change


The Need for Multi-Denominational Church Planting Networks in Our Cities

The Need for Multi-Denominational Church Planting Networks in Our Cities

One tribe can’t teach you everything you need to know.


A Prayer and Confession of the Church in America During These Days

A Prayer and Confession of the Church in America During These Days

A prayer of Daniel as a model of repentance.


Want to Help During Disaster? Here's a Few Dos and Don'ts

Want to Help During Disaster? Here's a Few Dos and Don'ts

The world has a growing need for well-informed, thoughtful engagement with natural disaster relief work.


This morning in USATODAY, I wrote on the role of faith-based organizations in disaster relief. I explained:

Missional or Attractional? The Value of Embracing a Both/And Mentality

Missional or Attractional? The Value of Embracing a Both/And Mentality

Every Christian should be missional and every church should be attractional.


Much has been said and written to help today’s churches become more missional. Organizations, parachurch communities, and conferences abound in trying to move the Church in this direction. This emphasis is certainly justified in light of how many Evangelical churches are not missional and are either in a state of plateau or decline.

Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That's Wrong.

Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That's Wrong.

Be silent until there is something to say.


So, I never thought I’d write a post defending Joel Osteen….

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