Three Keys to Increasing Church Planting Capacity in Denominations

Three Keys to Increasing Church Planting Capacity in Denominations

Engage the Planters. Embrace the Pace. Establish the Path.


A generation of Christians that has grown up with microwaves is also sold on the idea of movements. But rarely do these things go together.

Movements are not instantaneous—they can explode (that’s what makes them movements) but they don’t just show up.

The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 25)

The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 25)

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


Being People of Truth in a World of Fake News

Being People of Truth in a World of Fake News

Use common sense, desire discernment, and cultivate accountability.


Missions Sunday: The Missing Key to the Refugee Crisis: Christian Hospitality towards Muslims (Part Two)

Missions Sunday: The Missing Key to the Refugee Crisis: Christian Hospitality towards Muslims (Part Two)

A biblical view of hospitality can offer a corrective to the current view of refugees.


Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Receive the love of God so freely given.


The Bible is clear: we all need the gospel. For instance, have you ever noticed that virtually everyone in scripture could have been introduced in some kind of recovery group? Imagine it:

“Hi. My name is Noah and I am a drunk.”

“Hi. My name is Abraham. I am a coward and a liar. I would tell a lie to put my wife’s life at risk, to save my own skin.”

A Millennial Anomaly? Why I’m Still In Church

A Millennial Anomaly? Why I’m Still In Church

Just because Millennials aren’t at your church doesn’t mean they’ve forsaken church.


Hi, I’m Emily, and I’m an anomaly. (Hiiii, Emily.) I’m a Millennial who’s staying in church. I understood (and believed) the gospel when I was just 4, and I’ve been going to church ever since. Sure, I’ve thought about leaving more than once. But let’s just be honest—we all have, haven’t we?

How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift

How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift

In many ways, we have lost our home field advantage.


It’s pretty obvious the English-speaking Western world is rapidly changing in regards to faith. The culture is moving in secular and pluralist directions, and away from a more Judeo-Christian influence. As a result, Christians need to re-learn how to lead effectively in our new post-Christian culture.

Types of Interim Pastors: An Overview

Types of Interim Pastors: An Overview

Some ways churches engage interim pastors


The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 24)

The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 24)

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


One-on-One with Randy Frazee about Pastoring and a New Initiative Focused on City Reaching

One-on-One with Randy Frazee about Pastoring and a New Initiative Focused on City Reaching

Become an advocate for people in your city who don't have hope.


I recently had the opportunity to chat with Randy Frazee. Randy is the founder of a new work based out of San Antonio, Texas called Hope4RCity.

Ed: You grew a church from 4,000 people to over 10,000. But you've left to focus on city reaching movements. Why did you make this transition?

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