• “You changed my life”

    by Joani Schultz Picture this: –a small group of teenagers and adults, smudged, sweaty―formerly strangers just a week ago. –a…

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  • Handling Heated Conversations

    by Bob D’Ambrosio Have you been at any hot church meetings lately? And I’m not talking about the HVAC system.…

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  • The Loss Decades: How America Has Changed and What it Means to The Church

    By Rick Chromey Every living thing has a life span. As we age—whether as humans or organizations or even culture—we…

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  • What the Church Can Learn From a Circus

    by Bob D’Ambrosio Cirque du Soleil has rebranded the circus. And it’s amazing audiences all over the world. As I…

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  • Meet and Greet: Shake and Fake?

    by Thom Schultz Whenever a pastor or worship leader prods us to “stand and greet your neighbor,” I muster my…

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  • Velcro Church: The Process of Authentic Community

    by Rick Chromey It’s funny what a walk in the woods can do. Take George de Mestral, a Swedish electrical…

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