Think Again: Why Religion is Good for Us

Today’s post is written by Mark Clark. Mark is Senior Pastor of Village Church in Vancouver, a close friend, and co-creator of our courses The Art of Better Reaching and The Art of Better Preaching. By Mark Clark Religious people live, on average, seven years longer than non-religious people. “Hold on, what?” you might be saying.…

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How to Pastor a Mob

How do you pastor a mob? The truth is you can’t. At least not easily. The only problem is that right now you have to. In the last few years, we’ve moved from an era of reasonable consensus to polarization, partisanship, and division. That’s true of congregations, boards, staff, teams, and almost every group that gathers…

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5 Signs I Need To Put On My Desk (And You Might Too)

As a leader, you probably need to remind yourself of certain things on a regular basis. I know I do. As a young leader, I thought the problem was everyone else. They need to change. The system needed to change. Not anymore. Now I realize I’m the problem. Sure, the system and other people have their challenges, but when…

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