July 14, 2014 | Some situations are so challenging that they bring out our worst selves and ensure that everyone loses. Game theory teaches us that we can change the rules, the incentive structure or the players -- or constructively disengage, writes a pastor.
July 14, 2014 | Many leaders want change, but only some are willing to take the heat, says the senior vice president of Purpose Built Communities. Ask them, 'Are you willing to stand up and be an advocate for disruptive change?'
July 11, 2014 | Diallo and Jameel Smith have used their entrepreneurial talent in Detroit to both plant Awakenings Movement -- a nondenominational church -- and open a table tennis social club called Drive.
June 30, 2014 | Just because you gather people in a room and call it Bible study doesn't mean everyone learns in the same way, says a Baptist pastor. Here are the four types of adult learners he has found in church small groups.
June 30, 2014 | As people of faith, it might be appropriate to have a quiet Fourth of July, taking a cue from the Moravian Christians who marked the first public celebration in 1783 with prayer, music and a candelight procession, says a pastor in Winston-Salem, N.C.
June 30, 2014 | For two years, a congregation and its community have labored together to build a hiking trail nearly to the top of their town’s highest peak. The project is a way of blessing their town and forging friendships, writes the church’s pastor.
June 30, 2014 | What is offered in the Gospels, and in the life of the church, is an invitation for our hearts to be healed -- an invitation that each of us can to extend to others, says a graduate of Seattle Pacific University.
June 30, 2014 | Young people have much to contribute to the field of global health, says a co-founder of Global Health Corps. It's about matching their skills with the specific problems that health care providers and nonprofits face.
June 25, 2014 | The Nashville Food Project tackles hunger as a symptom of poverty, with a multifaceted approach that includes gardens, food trucks, community partners and a sense of respect for people in need.
June 16, 2014 | The influential field of game theory encourages church leaders to understand the people in their midst, consider all possible decisions they might make, and name the values motivating them, writes a pastor.
June 16, 2014 | The future of theology doesn't lie in the agendas and biases of theologians but with the body of Christ and the one who is the Word of God, says the
chair of systematic theology at the University of St. Andrews.