The Dad I Want To Be

I wrote a piece on the vulnerability of fathering for In Touch: It’s 7:30 at night, and I’m staring at my iPhone for no apparent reason. There is no crisis in the world that requires me. No organizational issue that demands a response, and no critical communication I must conduct on behalf of my family…

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The Way Home: Sam Allberry on engaging a secular culture

A lot of Christians are asking themselves if gathering on Sundays, in church, still matters. Sam Allberry, pastor, author, and apologist says it does. Sam is the author of several books, including his latest, Why bother with church? He also reflects on what it means to engage an increasingly secular culture with the gospel and…

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The Way Home: Eric Geiger on faith, failing and starting over

Nobody starts out with the intention of ruining their life. But inevitably Christian leaders see their careers and marriages shipwrecked due to moral failure or financial impropriety. What factors lead to a major fall? Eric Geiger, Vice President of Church Resources at LifeWay Christian Resources, shares insights for leaders from his new book, How to…

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The Church’s Next 10,000 Years

It was a slick PowerPoint—presented by a (self-described) cutting-edge ministry practitioner—that sent me over the edge. Carefully presenting cherry-picked research, this ministry leader offered a doomsday scenario for the American church: heresy is rising. Millennials are fleeing. Culture is changing. Of course, this inevitable slouch toward Gomorrah could be prevented, we were told, if we…

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