Book Reviews

Tod Bolsinger’s book deals with leadership challenges in today’s church. The subtitle, “Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory” gives Bolsinger’s premise.  Many pastors trained in a “Christendom” reality, where the church enj...

23.07.2019

Scott, Dan. Caught in Between: Engage Your Preteens Before They Check Out. Cumming, GA: Orange

Currently on staff with Orange, an organization dedicated to equipping both parents and the local church to work together in the faith f...

16.07.2019

The formation and use of teams are not a new practice.  In Old Testament times the kings of Israel and Judah formed teams to govern their countries.  In the New Testament era St. Paul clearly describes teams of members as the Body...

28.05.2019

Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age: How Christians’ approach to sharing their faith has changed in 25 years, a Barna report produced in partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries

The way we communicate with each other has dr...

13.05.2019

This spring has been marked by numerous floods in the Midwest.  Having lived there one becomes aware of the importance and the danger of the river.  Milwaukee was founded at the junction of three rivers.  The Kinnickinnic comes fr...

29.04.2019

Long time youth worker, author, and professor, Chap Clark, recently returned to local church ministry. In Adoptive Church, Clark offers his vision for what he calls “creating an environment where emerging generations belong.” Draw...

18.03.2019

Ask, Thank, Tell by Charles R. (Chick) Lane  2006  Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis

“I have seen too many congregations denied the joy of giving by a mentality that sees stewardship only as away to get the congregation’s bills p...

04.03.2019

In his latest, book, Didn’t See It Coming, pastor, blogger, and podcaster Carey Nieuwhof, offers insights on the often missed warning signs of trouble that infiltrate our lives and threaten to undo the work that we dedicate our li...

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