Theology of Work

Many organizations I consult for are facing the same struggle. They’ve hit a wall and can’t figure out how to move forward, grow, and successfully scale in their current context. Much of the time the barrier is the same; they’re still operating in the old paradigm where the secular is separate and unequal to the […]

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6 Myths About Research

I think research scares most people. However, we have found that research is revelatory and vital.

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The Importance of Research

The Importance of Research

When it comes to research, some is always better than none. You have to start somewhere, even if you start small.

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The Greatest Gift

I remember years ago—when my daughters were much younger—the excitement that would build in the days leading up to Christmas. A sense of anticipation filled the house, and I loved how their eyes grew wide with excitement as they finally got to tear into their presents on Christmas morning. In many cultures, the celebration of […]

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The Changing Landscape of Youth Ministry

The increasingly complex intricacies of doing ministry in a post-modern, post-Christian reality have completely changed the context in which we minister to children and youth today. Consider some of these challenges: Non-traditional family structures Family fragmentation Lower rates of Christian affiliation Plummeting church attendance Decreasing Scripture engagement Increasing pace of cultural change Decreased biblical literacy […]

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