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A passion for growth

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Two prominent pastors return to ministry: What Matt Chandler and Johnny Hunt can teach us about the role of humility and the dangers of entitlement

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The humbling reason Peter is my favorite apostle: A word of encouragement for preachers during Advent

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“Where the Light Fell”: A conversation with Philip Yancey

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Are churches safe? How to run church security: A conversation with John Mark Caton and Paul Cobb

An anonymous prophet in a brown hooded cloak.

An anonymous prophet who changed history

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Group stranded for more than 24 hours 21 stories underground: The privilege and power of incarnational compassion

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David Bowie’s handwritten lyrics and the path to preaching with power

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The surveillance society and the life of a pastor

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The problem with strategic thinking

Digging into doubts and how to minister to Gen Z: A conversation with Barnabas Piper

Responding as a pastor to Matt Chandler’s leave of absence

Village Church pastor Matt Chandler speaks to his congregation in Flower Mound, Texas for the first time following his brain surgery in 2010.

Matt Chandler placed on leave from The Village Church

How BibleProject uses art to communicate the Bible: A conversation with Michael McDonald

Why “quiet quitting” is trending and how it may affect your church

“It had to be God”: Bus driver helps save kids from floodwater

The problem with being a cultural warrior

The courage of believing

The greatest thing Jesus ever said

Pastor berates congregation for not buying him designer watch, then apologizes

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When “celebrity is a feature, not a bug”: An excerpt from “Celebrities for Jesus” by Katelyn Beaty

A call for bold, biblical preaching

What are my spiritual gifts? A conversation with Dr. Ryan Denison

How to know when we are true and false prophets

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