Why Evangelism?

I've never had "evangelism" in my job title before, and quite frankly I never thought that I would. Though most people never said anything out loud,

Refreshment and Inspiration at UNCO

UNCO---an "unconference" for church leaders, pastors, families, and seminarians---has been on my wish list of events to attend for several years.

Not So Sweet 16 for the PC(USA)

In addition to the new Pew report on US religious trends, this week we also received the 2014 statistics report from the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Post-Christendom Trends Continue

Yesterday the Pew Research Center---which is among our most helpful trackers of religious trends---released new data on American religiosity:

Network Church

For the past few years I have been cultivating an approach to ministry I call "Network Church." Elements of this approach have certainly been in

Tales of Two Cities

I preached this sermon at the assembly of the Presbytery of Chicago this past Saturday. Okay, before I say what I’m going to say, I want you to do