Leading in a Diverse World

Leading in a Diverse World

Leaders have a unique role to play in creating the environments where diversity can be a benefit rather than a cause for division.


Every day, the world gets a little more connected.

In 2010, about 1.9 billion people were using the internet; just 6 years later that number grew by 60% to 3.2 billion (itu.int).

Large or Small? What Is the Ideal Church Size, Anyways?

Large or Small? What Is the Ideal Church Size, Anyways?

Whether large or small, congregations of different sizes offer both challenges and blessings to all involved.


Religious Liberty Takes the Cake: Supreme Court Speaks up for Religious Liberty, But Where Were Many Fellow Christians?

Religious Liberty Takes the Cake: Supreme Court Speaks up for Religious Liberty, But Where Were Many Fellow Christians?

Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Jack Phillips, doing the right thing. But there is more work to do.


Today, in a 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jack Phillips and the Masterpiece Cake Shop. It’s not the ruling that many wanted, but it does rule that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission was inapporpriately hostile toward Phillip’s religious liberty claim.

Time for Some Saturday Church Sign Humor

Time for Some Saturday Church Sign Humor

Who says Christians aren't funny? Check out some of these signs.


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Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 3)

Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 3)

Christians belong in the space of need and desperation because we carry a message of hope that is vitally needed in those contexts.


Multiple voices have articulated a burden for this area, and they are no longer distant and inaudible. Many of these leaders grew up in rural areas and have answered God’s call to return and minister there.

Announcing the New Wheaton College School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership, and Lots More on What's Going on at Wheaton's Billy Graham Center

Announcing the New Wheaton College School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership, and Lots More on What's Going on at Wheaton's Billy Graham Center

There is a place for you in what God is doing at Wheaton College and the Billy Graham Center.


The Least of These: Ministry with and to the Incarcerated

The Least of These: Ministry with and to the Incarcerated

It is time for the church to be more engaged in criminal justice reform


As we think about criminal justice reform, I am reminded of something Jesus said in Matthew 25:40: "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

Did what? What exactly was he referring to?

Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 2)

Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 2)

In reality, rural America is in a perilous position — perhaps in greater danger of decay and decline than many cities.


Misconception #2: Idyllic Life

20 Truths from Trevin Wax’s This Is Our Time

20 Truths from Trevin Wax’s This Is Our Time

Evangelism is not just convincing people the gospel is true but also that it is better.


Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 1)

Reaching and Revitalizing Rural America: Overcoming Misconceptions, and Answering the Call (Part 1)

To paint any people with a broad brush is not to see them for who they truly are.


We live in a world of paradoxes.

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