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Liz-Rios
Holistic and Locally Present Engagement: A Mid-Term Analysis
Holistic and locally present engagement has always been important for the church. However, this present...
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DA-Horton
Holistic and Locally Present Engagement: A Near-Term Analysis
The near-term COVID-19 response presents a challenge and opportunity for today’s church in terms of our...
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Alan-Hirsch
Relaunching Decentralized Churches: A Long-Term Analysis
What does it look like for us to launch decentralized churches once we are past the COVID-crisis? The...
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Jessie-Cruickshank
Relaunching Decentralized Churches: A Mid-Term Analysis
The Fall and Winter of 2020-21 is the mid-term season of the COVID-19 pandemic. The slate has been wiped...
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Relaunching Decentralized Churches: A Near-Term Analysis
Every church has an unprecedented opportunity in this season when we’ve all be scattered by virtue of...
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Redeeming Rural
A couple weeks ago the Laxton house couldn’t agree on a movie for family movie night, so my wife clicked...
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Not Just an Urban Issue: Racism and the Church in Small-Town America
Over the past few weeks images of death, destruction, and anger have filled the screens of our phones...
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COVID-19 and Rural Work Around the World
When COVID-19 struck in the U.S., the church sprang into action. Alternative plans were hastily developed...
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COVID-19’s Burden on the Black and Brown Church
I have been home since March 13, 2020, a few days before the government called for “sheltering in place”...
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THE TIE THAT BINDS: JOHN FAWCETT'S DECISION TO STAY
We’ve heard this story before: A small church calls an inexperienced young man to serve as their pastor....
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Small-CHurch-Vaters
Pastoring a Small Church Is Not a Penalty, It’s a Specialty
For years I bucked against the idea that I am a small church pastor. Instead of seeing it as my calling,...
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Blizzards, Winters, and Ice-Ages
Blizzards, Winters, and Ice-Ages (Michael Osterholm is an infectious disease epidemiologist. Below...
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