Find A Way To Pay Attention To Patterns In Your Christian Life

Picking out patterns in your spiritual life is a great way to figure out what needs work, what's already working, and how God is shaping your life. [Click title to read more.]

Stop Pretending You’ve Mastered The Fundamentals

Most of us are very bad at putting the fundamentals of our faith into practice, for all that we know them by heart. [Click title to read more.]

Sometimes, Ministry Is Simply Doing What You Already Do…And Doing It Well

All too often, our definitions of "ministry" mostly involve either teaching or discipling people, or volunteering to do extra activities for those in need of help or services. We view ministry, in other words, as an elective activity of some sort that we pick up. But ministry can be so much more. [Click title to read more.]

I’m Fine With What I Don’t Know

I can't logically prove every foundation of my faith true; if I could, I'd be able to invent it myself, and I'd have no need for God. God's love, God's providence, God's promises: I trust those things not because my intellect has determined for me that they are certain, but because I believe that what God has said is true. [Click title to read more.]

Five Strategies To Stop “Learning Loss” In The Church

Rather than learn or study or interact with the word of God on our own, we're often depending on relationships to do it for us. While that's a fine practice, it's becoming a struggle for people to engage with God outside of a relational context, on an individual level. And that's a problem. [Click title to read more.]