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Americans Uneasy About Islamic Threat to Religious Freedom

Americans view Islam as a threat to their own nation’s religious liberty almost as strongly as they consider it a danger to religious freedom internationally, new research shows. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]
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American ‘Nones’ Open to Wide Range of Denominations

Americans have a surprising openness to Christian churches, even those who are supposedly turned off to religion, a new survey finds. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]
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Americans Say Colleges Should Still Fund Student Religious Groups That Restrict Leadership By Their Beliefs and Practices

A dispute over who can lead student religious groups has left Americans uneasy, but few want to see groups punished for requiring their leaders to hold specific beliefs or practices. …read more From:: LifeWay Research [Read More]

The Exchange Show

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Jim Daly – Engaging Culture with Compassion

On this episode of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family, talks about compassion and changing our tone in a changing culture. Also, training from Former NFL player and Pastor Derwin Gray on vision building, Eric Geiger on why small groups matter, and bad church signs. …read more From::… [Read More]
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David Platt: The Exchange Podcast #081

On this episode of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer:david-platt Dr. David Platt, president of International Mission Board, pastor and best-selling author Training from Ministry Grid with Afshin Ziafat Bad Church Signs …read more From:: The Exchange [Read More]
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Dhati Lewis

On this episode of The Exchange with Ed Stetzer, Dhati Lewis, Lead Pastor of Blueprint Church and President of the Rebuild Network. Also, training from Ministry Grid with Brad Lomenick, Eric Geiger discussing why small groups matter, and bad church signs. …read more From:: The Exchange [Read More]

Facts & Trends

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Leadership Challenges in Revitalization

by Ed Stetzer I fell in love with church revitalization early in my ministry when I led a church of 35 senior adults during a brief stint teaching at a seminary. The median age of the people was 68. It seemed like there was an oxygen tank or a walker at the end of most…
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A Path to Spiritual Growth

by Ed Stetzer This issue of Facts & Trends has gone back to the basics a bit. It has aimed to help us understand the gospel better, experience more of God’s love, and be more inspired to live out our calling as His redeemed and empowered people, the church. Throughout, we’ve looked at ways spiritual…
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Isn’t It Time We Talked about Mental Health?

by Ed Stetzer With the recent onslaught of high-profile tragedies connected with mental illness, many people, Christians and non-Christians alike, are talking about the challenges of mental illness. It’s an important conversation. But one thing I’ve observed is the difficulty with which Christians address mental health in a responsible and holistic way. Mental illness carries…