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CNLP 152: Eugene Peterson on Why He Wrote the Message, The Rhythms of a Reflective Life + Mark Batterson and Adam Weber on Peterson’s Legacy

Eugene Peterson is a living legend. Carey talks to Eugene about the origin of the Message and the life rhythms he and his wife Jan adopted that helped produce the legacy millions have appreciated. Plus, Carey follows his conversation with Eugene with a round table discussion with  best selling authors Mark Batterson and Adam Weber…

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counter-cultural

7 Counter-Cultural Opportunities Most Church Leaders Simply Miss

There’s likely little doubt left in your mind that culture is changing rapidly. Even in the Bible Belt, preachers are explicitly engaging an ever-more post-Christian culture (just check out some recent series by Andy Stanley and Craig Groeschel). If you want to reach people outside the Christian bubble, you’re going to have to learn how to adapt. In Canada, where I…

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5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Congregation Is Insider-Focused

So many churches that aren’t growing wonder why they’re not growing. Maybe you’ve wondered the same thing about your church or a friend’s church. Of course, people point to many reasons why their church isn’t growing (I cover 10 frequent reasons in this post), but underneath all of them is one root cause: insider-focus. Churches that stop…

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mistakes churches make

5 Basic Mistakes Churches Make Over and Over Again

It’s one thing to make mistakes in leadership. It’s another to make the same mistakes over and over again. Any idea what your frequent mistakes might be? And if you have mistakes that you make, why do you keep making the same ones over and over again? One of the reasons many leaders and organizations…

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