Nick Hall: Putting Christ at the Pulse of the Next Generation

Nick Hall Putting Christ at the Pulse of the Next Generation
Nick Hall is founder and chief communicator for PULSE, an evangelistic movement that started with a paper he wrote for an English class at North Dakota State. Since founding PULSE he has become president and CEO of the Mission America Coalition and is part of the student advisory team for the Billy Graham Association. His passion… Read More

Soulfires: Evangelism for the Next Generation

When Jordan Whitmer was a junior in high school he dreamed of starting a movement of Christian students reaching other teenagers with stories of how Christ had changed their lives. He’s now the 20-year-old CEO of a growing nonprofit called #HowToLife that mobilizes young people across the country to hold student-led evangelistic events in their… Read More

30 Ideas for Your Church’s Easter Impact

Churches shared out-of-the-box thinking for communicating the transformational message of the cross. Here are their ideas: PRE-EASTER: INVITING YOUR COMMUNITY 1. Easter kindness. Easter is often more inwardly focused than Christmas and Thanksgiving. This year, mark Easter weekend with a significant act of service to your community (restore hiking trails, host a dinner for the homeless and… Read More

Five Strategies for Being a More Approachable Pastor on Sunday Mornings

Some pastors are naturally approachable. They have a certain charisma that draws people. Other pastors draw in people like an open casket viewing. People approach but with nervous hesitation. Most of us are somewhere in between these two extremes. Your approachability as a pastor is not limited to Sunday mornings, but it’s a key time… Read More

How Leaders Shape Their Ministries

Winston Churchill is credited with the insightful quote, “We shape our buildings and our buildings shape us.” He was correct; the buildings we gather in shape the culture of those in the buildings. The statement can be applied to other influences as our ministries and organizations are shaped by more than the buildings we utilize.… Read More

10 Questions to Ask on a Personal Retreat

Hey friends, here are 10 questions I use to refocus my life each month during my monthly prayer and planning retreats, this time on Kittatinny Mountain. I hiked the Appalachian Trail through a place called “Knife’s Edge” to a rock outcropping called “Bake Oven Knob” which looks down on the valley below. From that beautiful… Read More