Featured Post:Aspiring to the False Summit of Level 3 Addition Addiction?


I’ve had times in my life where I’ve fought the good fight, sacrificed, and persevered, with my eyes on the prize of sitting atop the next hill. I’m an adventurer and conqueror, always pulled toward opportunity, and always needing to be a good steward of discerning the “good” from the “great.” I don’t want to look back someday and regret missed opportunities or feel…

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Featured Post:Sloth or Intentionality: Which Will it Be for You?


Have you ever encountered sloth? And no, I’m not talking about the slow-moving mammals that spend most of their lives hanging upside down. Although the sloth I’m referring to is just as real as these fuzzy creatures. Sloth is a real tension in most of our lives. While we may not be “lazy people,” we all wrestle with sloth. Lazy thinking, lazy attitudes, lazy…

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Featured Post:Winning and Losing: Rethinking Our Personal Scorecards


I’ve never been a hockey fan. The long list of reasons is rooted in my inability to logically follow the game (if a “game” is what you call an encounter between two hockey teams). The puck is too small for my eyes to follow on television, and the rules are so confusing that I’ve given up trying to understand what “off sides” and “icing”…

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Time is running out…Really? | Exponential

If we were to visit Jesus in His hometown at any point prior to the start of His public ministry,…
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Reproducing the Artists in Your Church and Community

If you’ve come to an Exponential conference, you’ve seen and heard Brazilian natives and church planters Lucas and Evelyn Cortazio in…

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Dream Big: God-Given Clarity | Will Mancini

I’ve dedicated my life to helping churches define, embrace and experience the benefits of stunning, God-given clarity. As a pastor…

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What Legacy Are You Leaving?

Unless the hourglass gets flipped over, my time seems to be running out. I wish so much that I had…

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The Final Basecamp Before the Summit | Dave Browning

Churches moving from 4 to 4+ always have a vision larger than growing their local church. Years ago, I decided…
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East Meets West | Ray Chang | DJ Chuang

The danger is that culture becomes more important than the Gospel. – Ray Chang In this podcast from Exponential West…


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Sending Church Systems | Ed Stetzer | Dhati Lewis

How do we make disciple-making, not A ministry of the church, but THE ministry of the church? -Dhati Lewis It’s…
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Contextualization for Church Planters

In this training video from Exponential West 2015, Linda Bergquist explains that many Christian practices and concepts get lost or…

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Building a Culture of Generosity Post-Launch

In church planting, you don’t inherit a culture, you get to set a culture. – Jim Sheppard Your church now…

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Activating Your Congregation | Jonathan Falwell

Our God can use anybody to change the world. – Jonathan Falwell Everyone in a congregation is meant to take…

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When Activism Becomes Idolatry

Activist – one who vigorously advocates for a cause or issue. I’m an activist. I’m guessing you are, too. In…
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Planting Contextualized Churches | Nick Parsons

We need to really understand the world in which the people we’re trying to reach live. – Nick Parsons Misapplication…