Tagged: faith

Dialogue without sacrificing your faith

Pastor Bob Roberts is stepping out in faith as an evangelical church leader and hosting a Global Faith Forum this November 11-13 in Keller, Texas, near Dallas. Watch this video of my interview with Bob Roberts, and catch his heart...

Real relationships with real people

Eric Bryant‘s book gets a reboot as Not Like Me: A Field Guide for Influencing a Diverse World, the book formerly known as Peppermint-Filled Pinatas. The book now has its own website notlikeme.org, sermon series, small group materials, blog tour...

the migration pattern of church people

Leaving one church for another can be a good thing–it’s not always a bad thing. Yes, sometimes a person or a pastor leaves one church because of unresolved conflict, dissatisfaction, a “better” program or preacher elsewhere, and/or scandal. There’s been...

where the church planters are

Every year since 2007, most if not all of the church planting organizations / networks and denominations and 1000s of church planters meetup for the Exponential Conference in Orlando. This year’s is next week, April 19-22. 2 of the special...

all kinds of spiritual formation going on

For followers of Jesus wanting a more transformational life, more people seem to be engaging in some kind of spiritual formation process. I’m finding a number of different programs and processes that are percolating in the evangelical world at large...

How Asian American culture affects faith

The Asian American journey can take many directions. It’s my sense that more of them than not do seem to follow along a fairly predictable narrative, even from generation to generation. My dear friend, Brent Wong, is a 5th-generation Asian...

pumped up to take a flying leap of faith

This week has been an extremely full week of Christian/ church leadership conferences: Exponential Conference in Orlando, Gospel Coalition in Chicago, and Catalyst West Coast in Irvine, California. All of that adds up to many hours of inspirational and motivational...