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What if instead of talking about church growth, we talked about church fruitfulness? Read more from Rachel Deigh as she reflects on recent conversations in her church.

The church is a community of prayer, of teaching, of training, of discipline, and it is the place where we dwell in the presence of God and commune with him at the Lord’s Supper or Eucharist. We are not merely saved as individuals but we are saved as a people.

In part 3 of our video with Howard Snyder, he answers questions relating to John Wesley's practice of curating content for Christians to read, and helpfully suggests several of his sermons worth revisiting today.

So, you're looking at appointment season with hope in your heart. You are ready to move on to something bigger and better? Robert Kaylor helps us take a moment to stop and evaluate why we are ready to leave the church we are in and whether our motives are truly healthy for us.

In contrast to traditional views, the Bible describes the church in the midst of culture, struggling to maintain its fidelity while tainted by the corrosive acids of paganism and Jewish legalism.

Why must Anglicans plant churches, and what about their tradition makes it a stream that enriches the mission of planting churches? In this video interview, Dan Alger offers wisdom and encouragement for those sensing a call to this particular vocation.

Jesus remains a popular figure in North America, but the same could not be said of the church's reputation. Read more from Travis Collins as he shares both the problem and hope of the church's future.

Is mission work becoming a thing of the past in the west? Jim Ramsay weighs in on recent trends.

In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands explains how three elements present at Pentecost—wind, fire, and speaking in tongues, all represent the continual work that the Spirit of God wants to accomplish in and through his church.
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The global church has long debated the topic of women in leadership and ministry. Even in traditions that support women as pastors, women who are called to church planting often still face unique challenges of their own. Carolyn Moore explains some of these challenges in this Seven Minute Seminary video.

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