The new normal — multisite churches

John Chandler

If multisite churches were a Protestant denomination, they would be the fourth largest in the country.

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That pesky word ‘Evangelical’

David Gushee

A road map to what the term “evangelical” means, and why progressive evangelicalism still holds great appeal to this author and many others.  

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Gardening: A metaphor for churches

Bill Wilson

From beginning to end the Bible speaks of gardens, gardeners and growing things.

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My speech to seminary graduates

Brett Younger

Remember when you realized why you took on this task and go make a difference.

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Thinking inside the box

Amy Butler

When I look closely, I can see the fraying edges of the church-box we’re in. If I listen intently, I can hear the faint call to come on out into something new.

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Killing Jews

Molly T. Marshall

It’s a story both ancient and contemporary, and the horrific atrocities never are put to rest.

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Holy Week reflection: Toward a humble, repentant church

David Gushee

A Holy Week reflection on becoming a church of confession rather than judgment. 

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The War on Poverty: A young Baptist’s experience

Bill Leonard

As probably the first white person to work for blacks in Dallas County, Texas, my thinking was transformed in profound ways.

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Disruptive innovator competencies: temperance and courtesy

John Chandler

Impulse control and awareness of context are emerging as key indicators.

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Do for-profit corporations have religious liberties?

David Gushee

The now-famous Hobby Lobby case finally has been argued before the Supreme Court, with a decision expected in June. Their claim, on balance, should be denied.

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Navigating the Land of the Giants

Bill Wilson

Moving forward requires careful packing for the journey.

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Preaching Easter

Molly T. Marshall

Is nonviolence the best way to conceive the character of God through Scripture?

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It’s a no-win for the voices of exclusion

Amy Butler

World Vision may have set a table for us to gather around and begin the conversation we must have.

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How well does your staff improvise?

John Chandler

Disruptive innovator competencies include resourcefulness and a high level of output.

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Stripped of power: Saying goodbye to Christian America, part III

David Gushee

Two ways the demise of Christian America will be good for the Church. 

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