Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Wednesday Roundup: Ten Articles

3 Common Reasons People Aren’t Responding To Your Awesome Vision

There are times when all of us cast vision for something we’re excited about but hear crickets. Here are three common pitfalls I’ve noticed when that happens. Read more

10 Practices of Pastors Who Lead Change and Survive

Here is a list of ten practices of those pastors I’ve seen make change and survive to lead the church they had always dreamed of leading. Read more

Get a Basic Overview of the Bible

Here’s my recommendation: begin with an overview of the Bible. Get the basic framework first. Read more

Why You Should Be Praying the Bible

Try praying the Bible if you feel like you’re praying the same old things over and over. Read more

Community Matters: The Role of Transformational Groups in the Church

Community plays a vital role in the health of the local church. How does the local church develop healthy, life-changing community? Read more

Meet the 'Dones'

Burned out on ministry and fed up with organized religion, these spiritual refugees present a challenge to the church. Read more

7 Things We’ve Learned about Reaching Millennials

The statistics are staggering. The older a child gets today, the greater his or her chances are of disappearing from the church. The church must intentionally plan to reverse this trend. Read more

Breakaway Episcopal Diocese Asks for Prayers Ahead of $500 Million Property Dispute Supreme Court Case

A diocese that broke away from The Episcopal Church is requesting prayers ahead of arguments scheduled to take place before the South Carolina Supreme Court over the regional body's church property dispute. Read more

Presbyterian Church (USA) Holds First Gay Wedding at National Office

The largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States recently hosted a same-sex wedding at its national office in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more

7th Grade Students Required to Write 'Allah Is the Only God' in Tennessee Public Schools

Middle school parents in Tennessee are voicing concern with the Maury County School District after they discovered that their students were instructed to write "Allah is the only god" in order to translate the Islamic pillar of creed for a world history project. Read more

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