Re-imagining Church Leadership in post-Christendom

Re-imagining Church Leadership in post-Christendom

I had the pleasure of being invited to hold a session at the Praxis 2018 gathering in Philadelphia, put on by the growing church planting movement V3. The theme of the entire conference centered around a much needed conversation on re-imagining leadership. Little did...

Does Preaching Still Work? Preaching in Missional Church

Does a Post-Christendom World Care for 40 Minute Opinions Expositions? Updated May 7th, 2018; Updated February 20th, 2010.  Some churchgoers think that the sign of a good church is the quality of the preaching. I’ve heard, “there’s no community to...
The Lust for Celebrity Success

The Lust for Celebrity Success

In my upcoming book, Thrive, I discuss a phenomenon that detracts from the success of the contemporary church. It has to do with learning and chasing the story and results of celebrity pastors. I’m not talking only the ones with fame and fortune, I’m...