Saturday, July 13, 2024

USMB Gathering 2024 is two weeks away

USMB Gathering 2024, the biennial National Pastors’ Conference and National Convention, is just two weeks away. Details of the schedule have been finalized, nametags...



Columns & Essays

The end of the story

When our oldest daughter was a preschooler, she liked to “preach.” Her version of preaching was standing on a small bench and retelling the...

Radically on mission

This is the final column that I will write as national director. Thinking about what to write, I keep coming back to what has...

Divine intervention

As an occupational therapist, rural drives are routine for me as I deliver services across the state of Kansas. As I drove from one...

Who are we listening to?

People encounter many voices throughout the day, from musicians to preachers to politicians. Multiple studies say that the average human hears 20,000 to 30,000...

Working for shalom

I believe church planting is the only form of church renewal strong enough to heal the historically dominant narratives that hinder Jesus’ great commission....

Five minutes with: Chet Glanzer

Chet Glanzer (pictured right) got an early start on the wrestling mats. His father was a wrestling coach and two older brothers were already...

Registration open for Celebrate 2019

Registration is now open for the third national gathering of boomers, builders and empty nesters, according to MB Foundation. Celebrate 2019 will be held...

When prodigal children don’t return

A younger son demands his inheritance, then “sets off for a distant country”—severing himself from his father’s beliefs, values, and spiritual legacy—with no intention of...

We prayed for healing, but she died

We were sure God had promised healing. We prayed for it. We called the elders of the church to pray, we anointed with oil,...

Minnesota church plant now gathers on Sundays

Christian and Erica Kohs are passionate about God’s work through the local church and have spent the last decade serving in pastoral ministry in...