Spiritual Guidance

“For we know … that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you…

Be Imitators of God

“You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in…

Being Mentored Is Good. Being Discipled Is Better.

A few years ago, a young woman asked me to mentor her on being a…

The Key to Finding the Right Mentor for You

In over a decade of church work, there has been no other question that has…

Ex Materiā: The Creative Act at the Heart of Discipleship

Ex nihilo. Jesus can miraculously create something out of nothing. We know this. In fact,…

The Missing Link in the Christian Life

The Christian life has been defined by many things—moral standards, justice, love, etc. But there’s more to discipleship than all of this.

The Numbers That Matter

While it’s natural to define the success of our churches in numerical terms, we must also make sure we’re counting the right things. In this inaugural column by Jo Saxton, she begins exploring the practical, lived aspects of our faith by starting where it starts: the church.

Jesus Is Not an Online Boyfriend

Kurt Willems on why spiritual tweets and posts are no substitute for an offline relationship with God.

How to Be a Christian Grown-Up

Aaron Justice Chung writes a blog for RELEVANT about how to grow out of the elementary school phase of faith.

When Church Becomes a Verb

Ruth Rutherford writes about the awkward process of finding a church—and why it’s more active than passive.

Branding Evangelism

C.J. Casciotta writes on the difference between being like Jesus and selling Jesus.