5 Ethical Standards for Christian Outreach

I have read many articles on church outreach in my 30 years of ministry. I’ve even written a few myself. However, I have never read an article on the ethics of outreach. Maybe it’s time for a look at the ethics of outreach. Here’s why. In Hibbing,...

Why We Still Need Some Monocultural Churches

Multicultural churches are all the rage these days. Conferences are packed with pastors learning how to start a multicultural church or how to turn the churches they pastor into one. That long-overdue trend is welcomed because God is the God of diversity. In light of...

Why the Reformation is Important to Small Churches

If Reformation Sunday is about anything, it’s about big theology. Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli and John Knox loom large as veritable giants in the history of the church. These Reformers crafted big, new theologies to differentiate their beliefs...

6 Rules for Pastors Before Posting That Blog

Before social media, a “snail mail” letter to the editor of your local newspaper was about the only way to make your voice heard. Now Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress and Google+ make it easy for anyone to shout out their opinion on any...