5 Keys to Help Your Church Achieve Grander Vision

I attended a few weeks ago Willow Creek’s Global Leadership Summit at Wieuca Road Baptist Church, a satellite host site for the summit in Atlanta. The unofficial motto of the summit is Bill Hybel’s repeated reminder that “everyone wins when a leader...

The End of the Road: Part I

A sermon by Jim Somerville, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va. November 10, 2013 The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost A funny thing happened while we were on the road with Jesus: it came to an end. Back when I was making plans to preach this sermon series...

Willow Creek Cuts Ties with Ex-gay Exodus International

(RNS) Willow Creek Community Church, a trend-setting megachurch in suburban Chicago, has quietly ended its partnership with Exodus International, an “ex-gay” organization. Willow Creek decided to sever ties with the Florida-based ministry in 2009, Christianity Today...