7 Top Issues Church Planters Face #1: Leadership

Leadership Development and Reproducing Culture Planters face incredible pressure to find quality leaders quickly. Yet the limitations of money, critical mass, and spiritual maturity in new churches create an under-stocked leadership fishing pond. Planters can make critical mistakes as a result. Many church planters attract interested people but few prepare leaders. Leadership development is the […]

Reversal Theory of Atonement

Reversal Theory of Atonement Guest Theologian: William Higgins! My presentation is a modified version of the classic Christus Victor understanding of the atonement – the idea that Jesus conquers the powers that hold us captive, thus setting us free. My theory emphasizes the concept of reversal as this is articulated by Jesus as the way […]

Leadership Lessons from Iraq

NR Dominant in the news and in political debate across the country, U.S. involvement in Iraq is a hot button issue and the subject of sharp disagreement. While politicians argue over everything from the war’s cost, to its military strategy, to its morality, one painful truth is agreed upon by all: Iraq is a mess. […]

9 Things You Simply Must Do

By Dr. John C. Maxwell NR Oprah Winfrey and Anderson Cooper are two of the most popular media personalities in America. Yet, their backgrounds hardly could be more dissimilar. Oprah was born to unmarried teenage parents in rural Mississippi. Anderson’s mother was fashionable railroad heiress, Gloria Vanderbilt, and his father was a successful writer/editor in […]

Because I Belong to God

Because I Belong to God For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and […]