5 secrets to build a GREAT Missions Strategy

I speak with a first-time lead pastor almost every week. And one question that consistently comes up in those conversations is this: How do I develop an engaging missions program at the church? Many people who come into their new role as a lead pastor are hesitant to change too much about the way the […]

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Olympic opening ceremony casts a vision of unity

Perhaps the most powerful part of the Olympics is the opening ceremony. And not just because of the elaborate staging and glittering pageantry of the show. The Sochi Olympics are reportedly the most expensive Games in history to date—with its opening ceremony expected to top the charts for money spent on the most elaborate spectacle […]

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My 2013 top 10 list

Wow—I can hardly believe it’s about to be 2014! We have a lot of exciting things on the horizon, but right now I’m taking a minute to reflect and count my blessings for the favor Christ has bestowed on us in 2013. I’ve been encouraged by your words and comments on the new blog—6 months […]

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Seeking the Peace of the City

As President of a global evangelistic ministry, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing traditional pictures of revival – thousands of people committing their lives to Christ at a single gathering, crowds of believers wholeheartedly praying for the lost in their cities. However, some of the inspiring, Gospel-proving, disciple-led movements I’ve encountered recently look a little […]

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