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What the American Church Can Learn from the Immigrant Church

Last year, our church staff held an inspiring live zoom interview with Tim Keller, who has now gone to be with Jesus.  There was one comment Keller made that I could not stop thinking about...

Does Christianity Oppress Women?

Christianity is sometimes accused of oppressing women. When truly following Christ, not judging Christianity by those who have abused Scripture and misrepresented the gospel, we see Jesus actually ...

Three Reasons Rooted is the Best Environment for a Culture of Generosity

Generosity and sacrificial giving can be a sensitive topic for many.  Preaching doesn’t always lead to growth and understanding, because many sitting in our services have their guard up when this t...

Same-sex Attraction and Fulfillment

I’ve read a lot of books from same-sex attracted Christians who are following Jesus, and I want to share what I’ve learned from them. Just like my friends who are gay, they also say that though re...

Two Big Questions About Gender Dysphoria and the Transgender Movement

What is gender dysphoria and the transgender movement all about? What is beneath it all? There are two big questions that form the basis of the debate. The first question is: Where do people come ...

Everyone Is Looking For A Story

You are looking for a story. Whether you recognize it or not, you were in fact, created for a story and you long for a story to build your life around. This is true for you and the people in your c...

Church Leaders Must Think Flock Strategy and Sheep Strategy

A church needs a flock strategy and a sheep strategy, with the conviction that healthy ministries are both strategic and shepherding.