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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Most College Students Are Leaving the Church


The Year of Living Hopelessly
2016 tempted us toward nihilism. We don't have to go there.
Richard Clark
A cartoon of a dog sitting in a room, calmly declaring "This is fine" while engulfed in flames, has circulated widely on social media and become the symbol of 2016. Our public discourse has often included hand-wringing and outrage, but these days, we're tempted to despair more than ever. As the US presidential campaign took a series of particularly absurd turns, the #lolnothingmatters hashtag rose to prominence among journalists, political operatives, and Christian leaders alike.
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Gleanings
Died: Jack Chick, Cartoonist Whose Controversial Tracts Became Cult Hits
This was his life!
 
The Exchange
Rural Church Planting and Coaching Church Planters: November CPLF Gathering
If you're a church planting leader in your denomination, you should join us for this gathering.
 
The Exchange
Interview with Kent Shaw, Executive Director of Harvest Bible Fellowship
"We want to plant 1,000 churches in our lifetime."
 
Pivot
5 Simple Steps to Recruit Volunteers In a Small Church
It's hard to disciple people when you can't even find volunteers. This simple process can help small churches do both better.
 
The Exchange
3 Mistakes Churches Make When They Talk Money
Ministry leader wants to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers.
 
Women
Let's Kiss Dating Hello
A sociologist reveals her research about 'ring by spring' culture on a Christian college campus.
 
Bodies & Souls
Do We Really Need More Breast Cancer 'Awareness'?
Information gets us only so far on the road to health.
 
The Exchange
C. Peter Wagner (1930-2016), Some Thoughts on His Life and Passing
Missiologist, missionary, writer, teacher, and Church Growth specialist
 
Pivot
Why I Don't Go to the Bible to Find Sermon Material
When we treat the Bible like a collection of sermon texts, we can lose the wonder and the beauty of it.
 
Entertainment
Before You Vote, Watch 'Vertigo'
What Hitchcock's thriller can teach us about sexism, nostalgia, and the gospel's call to justice.
 
The Local Church
Most College Students Are Leaving the Church. Here's How This Congregation Is Bucking the Trend
What helped a tiny campus church plant become the fastest-growing flock in Tallahassee?

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