Next-Level Small Group Leaders Do This

Many potential leaders make the mistake of thinking that their success as a leader rests upon how well they perform certain tasks, like teaching a killer Bible study or answering vexing questions posed by group members. They believe bestselling...

Finding Freedom in Marriage and Church

Paul has a famous passage about marriage in his letter to the Ephesians. Some people love it. Others think it should be torn out of the Bible. It’s provocative and dangerous and, well, one of a kind. He begins by writing, “Submit to one another out...

Are You Going to Hate Heaven?

It was always a lawyer like me that tried to set up Jesus. Remember he came up and said tell me the big commandment and Jesus said, to love God with your heart and your soul and your mind and to love your neighbor like yourself. I learned a lot...

These 4 Emotions Should Ding Your Conscience

We’ve all seen guardrails on the shoulder of the highway. They exist to block our cars from straying into dangerous terrain. Most days, we don’t even notice them. But if you hit a slippery patch of road or have to drive a treacherous mountain pass,...

Does Truth Even Matter to this New Generation?

My father and I recently updated his classic book, Evidence that Demands a Verdict . A handful of people have asked me why we even bothered. After all, don’t we live in a “post-truth” world dominated by feelings? It certainly is true that this...

Experience God through His Names

SERVANT, SERVANT OF GOD, MAN OF SORROWS E BED P AIS TOU T HEOU I SH M AKOBOTH He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. Isaiah 53:3 NKJV The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve. Matthew 20:28 NIV...

4 Steps to Meet as a Bible Study Group Virtually

It is easy to feel disconnected, lonely, and unmoored in this new reality of social distancing and shelter-in-place due to the novel coronavirus. Churches and small groups are not able to meet in person, but it’s still true that the best way to...

Free Resources

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Here are some tools to help: 

The Small Group Tool Kit includes two mobile-friendly invitation cards, reflection cards to enhance your small  group experience, and a worship song playlist curated by Hosanna Wong that can beplayed during small group meetings or personal Bible study time. 

The Church Tool Kit includes a downloadable poster, bulletininsert, invitation card, and Power Point slide.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Shawn Johnson, lead pastor of Red Rocks Church, gives a
searingly honest portrait of anxiety and depression and shows readers how to fight back and live free. He also has put together three free tools pastors can use to help their congregation have a productive conversation around mental health, including a discussion guide, sermon notes and key Scripture verses.