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Thoughts on the kingdom of God and the common good.

The phrase, “The Kingdom of God,” has been in the news recently given that Amy Coney Barrett is on President Trump’s short list of nominees to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg who died last week.

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How the church can adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.

Like the time-traveling DeLorean, COVID-19 and all its effects has transported us years into the future. Ross Douthat, writing for the...

Leading into holistic discipleship for the local church

Ed: Why did you write this book? What inspired you to write it?

J. T.: For too long, the local church has played a secondary role in the formation of God’s...

In June, after months of being forced to hold worship services in an online-only format, California churches were allowed to begin meeting in person again. This time, with a limit of 100 people or 25% of the building’s capacity.

Just when you thought the days of the family-sponsored pew were over, COVID-19 has completely changed the way we do church. Now, most members are required to reserve their seats in order to attend a church service.

With a different kind of fall looming in front of us thanks to COVID-19, many families, including mine, will be homeschooling or distance learning. All summer I’ve been thinking, “What will the fall be like?

Around late summer, most churches start looking towards fall and what events to host that time of year. Obviously, 2020 is anything but a typical year. Even planning weekly services is influx based on the spread of COVID-19 in your region.

Do you want to know one of the reasons why churches are hesitant to use the latest technology? Because it’s expensive. But you already knew that. Just look at your shoe-string budget. But wait—there’s good news for cash-strapped churches who are still ready to upgrade their technology.

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2020 - What are Overseed Pastor Cohorts

Overseed president Jim Harrell and board member Dennis Gill talk about Overseed cohorts and...