Mez McConnell reflects on Jesus observation about wealth being an obstruction to entering the kingdom of God and the implications of that for evangelism and church planting: The Danger of Wealth Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom …

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Daniel Darling on church being a snapshot of God’s grace and not homogeneous unit management principles: Sometimes, in our quest to create cutting-edge churches, we sacrifice our long-term futures for short-term benefits. I’ve often felt this way as I’ve walked into vibrant, well-known churches or as I attend popular evangelical conferences. It seems that we …

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Sam Kim writes about the social media fueled anxiety that seems to be eating away at younger generations. Courtesy of Ed Stetzer’s blog: In a culture based on shame and superficiality, the elephant in the room, which is the pressure to be amazing, is always staring directly at us. If we truly want to win …

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Zac Hicks on corporate worship as true mission activity, perhaps in contrast to being evangelistic activity. The symbiotic relationship between worship and mission means, first of all, that it would be unthinkable to ever replace corporate, gathered worship with missional acts of evangelism and community service, just as it would be unthinkable to remove a …

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