Five Things Small Town Church Planters Wish Their Denominational Leaders Knew

Five Things Small Town Church Planters Wish Their Denominational Leaders Knew

Planters in rural America feel misunderstood and ignored.


The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 28)

The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 28)

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.


Hurricane Harvey & Our Response to Pray and Help

Hurricane Harvey & Our Response to Pray and Help

Here are some practical ways you can help right now.


3 ABNY Social Realities Shaping North American Missions

3 ABNY Social Realities Shaping North American Missions

The New Testament Church was birthed in the messiness of a religiously pluralistic society.


“Already but not yet” (ABNY) is a phrase which arises out of a system of Christian thought called kingdom theology. It captures the notion that God’s kingdom was inaugurated in Jesus’ death and resurrection and that this kingdom is already here on earth, but not yet in its fullness.

The Southern Baptist (Re-)Emergence in Church Planting

The Southern Baptist (Re-)Emergence in Church Planting

Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.


In the last few years, Southern Baptists have made a significant turnaround in their church planting efforts. It’s something I’m excited about and care about, and as such I’ve been reflecting on what has happened and how we need to move forward.

Challenges to Becoming a Multicultural Church

Challenges to Becoming a Multicultural Church

Sunday morning is the most segregated time in America.


One of the biggest issues in our culture is race relations. I write about it often, and the latest #Charlottesville incident reminds us of the brokenness we face in this area.

Don’t Despise Small Town Living: Jesus Didn’t

Don’t Despise Small Town Living: Jesus Didn’t

Capernaum was home to about 1,500 people.


There are advantages to growing up in a small town. Everyone knows where you live, what you drive, and what you did last night. You grow up with great trust in humanity and knowing no stranger. You truly learn to love your neighbor as yourself. Friendships are forged for life. No feud is ever worth missing your weekly burrito on Mexican Food Night at the local café.

One-on-One with David Hatcher on Theological Education for All

One-on-One with David Hatcher on Theological Education for All

The Church in Brazil is growing through reproducible training.


Ed Stetzer: Tell me a little about your burden for theological education in Brazil. How did that come about?

No, Christians Don’t See the Eclipse as a Sign of an Immediate Apocalypse (Except for a Few Odd Ones)

No, Christians Don’t See the Eclipse as a Sign of an Immediate Apocalypse (Except for a Few Odd Ones)

You will know when the end comes.


Hello Christian leads with the headline, “Greg Laurie Explains the Prophetic Significance of the Solar Eclipse and North Korea.”

Without Action, We Are Hypocrites

Without Action, We Are Hypocrites

Jesus isn’t impressed by our feelings of moral outrage at injustice.


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