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The Future of the Church Belongs to Millennials

Millennials are incredibly diverse — so how can the church adapt to engage this generation?

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What I Learned at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

After a weekend with more than 10,000 people of faith, I returned home with three key takeaways.

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Pastors: 10 Tips For Setting Wise Boundaries

Christian leaders must learn to use — but not abuse — their power.

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7 Stages of White Identity

How I evolved from being ignorant of my white identity to using it to extend the kingdom of God.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Southern Baptists

Are Southern Baptists even Southern? Why don’t they baptize babies? And more.

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5 Reasons Churches Need Diversity

We cannot forget that in a divided society, the church must model unity.

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7 Things Not to Say to the Atheist in Your Family

These tips should help make family visits more pleasant for everyone.

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7 Reasons Thanksgiving Is Way Better than Christmas

Why we should be grateful for some holiday calm before the Christmas storm.

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Church Community Should Be Messy

Church leaders: let’s challenge ourselves to prioritize love over comfort in our communities.

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Building a Church That Isn’t “A Middle Finger to Everybody from the Neighborhood”

Jordan Rice’s goal for his newly launched Renaissance Church is to love Harlem without changing it.

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How a Pastor in Suburban Baltimore Diversified His African-American Church

When Jimmy Rollins pushed for ethnic and culture changes at his church, many members left. Then the church blossomed like never before.

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More Diversity, More Drums for U.S. Churches

A new study finds more congregations are open to gays lesbians, racial diversity, and exuberant worship experiences.

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The Crucified God in Ferguson

What I’ve learned from living in the most diverse neighborhood in all of America.

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New Church Growth Strategy: Intentional Ethnic Diversity

How some traditionally white churches and denominations are staving off attendance decline through diversification strategies.

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Giving Thanks for Non-traditional Families

The fact that families are increasingly diverse and non-traditional is something to be thankful for.