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Oct 3, 2016

10 Books Every Christian Home Library Needs by Jared C. Wilson

Here's what I think every Christian home library should include . . .

Feb 6, 2017

10 Books for Your Church's Book Table by Jared C. Wilson

I have composed this list thinking of the kinds of needs and interests most Christians seek out answers for in the sorts of books that sell most often at Christian bookstores.

Mar 28, 2016

10 Common Ways Churches Get Off Mission by Jared C. Wilson

Here are some common ways churches engage in “mission drift.”

Apr 2, 2014

10 Reasons Big Easter Giveaways are Unwise by Jared C. Wilson

We are nearing the day many Christians look forward to all year. Yes, there's the somber reflection and penitence of the Passion week, culminating in the resurrection of Jesus to celebrate on Easter Sunday, but there's also some fabulous cash and prizes. Every year some churches seek to outdo themselves—and their local competition—by luring unbelievers (and I suppose interested believers) to their Easter service(s) with the promise of big shows…

May 17, 2016

10 Reasons Why the Church Gathers by Casey Lewis

The significance of gathering regularly with God's people cannot be overstated. Here are 10 biblical reasons why gathering with the church is so important.

Nov 9, 2015

10 Reasons Why You Should Underprogram Your Church by Jared C. Wilson

The "simple church" is able to cast off that which entangles it, even the religious nets of its own devising for the fishing for men, and follow Christ wherever he may go.

Jun 21, 2017

10 Signs You Are Burning Out by Jim Essian

We are holistic beings who need holistic rest.

Oct 24, 2015

10 Strategies to Safeguard Regenerate Membership by Tom Johnston

In a perfect world all members of a church would be regenerate and would remain so throughout their lives. But we do not live in a perfect world. So it is beneficial that we have strategies in mind to safeguard regenerate church membership.

Nov 2, 2015

10 Surprising Realities of Mission in New England by Jared C. Wilson

Although I moved in early 2015 to the Midwest, I left a big piece of my heart back in New England, the least-churched region of the nation. I still hear regularly from folks interested in the future of church planting, revitalization, and gospel ministry in the New England states, so the following ten items are meant to help those praying and planning adjust their expectations in one respect or another.