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Restoring Fallen Leaders

June 2, 2014 8:00 AM

By all measures, Tom* was an A-list pastor. He had charisma, humor, and huge musical skills, and he grew the start-up church into a robust congregation. Around year 8, a few of us began to notice subtle changes. Tom's...

Lead Me On: For We Who Look Around

April 28, 2014 8:00 AM

A fairly famous point-the-finger-in-blame moment started the day Eve handed Adam that piece of fruit and said, "Go for it." The text doesn't say that he resisted. At all. It reads like this: "Then she gave some to her...

Trouble with Authority

July 20, 2011 4:55 PM

It didn’t take long to face opposition once I started a career in ministry. Of course, I had a lot of strikes against me from the start. First of all, I was young, fresh out of college, and in my...

Rest

June 13, 2011 8:00 AM

As Christians, we live in a performance-based culture that measures success according to how much you can cram into your life. The more you do, the more you're doing, so to speak. This mentality has, by and large, infiltrated the...

My New Mantra

January 25, 2011 1:00 PM

When is the last time you acted on a dream that could fail? Six months ago, I made the switch from professional volunteer to paid church employee. Along with my bank account, something else changed too: my appetite for change....

No Doubt?

August 28, 2009 9:07 PM

When do we stop being spiritual seekers? Certainly, through a faith commitment to Jesus, we move from the theological category “lost” to the category “found.” But does the seeking ever truly end? Should it? I’ve often heard it said that...

Wondering Why We're Sent

June 12, 2009 8:29 PM

When I walk into a roomful of strangers, I engage in what is, at best, a self-imposed test in discernment; at worst a superficial gamble. I scan the women to whom I will be speaking and instinctually begin an imprecise...

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