UPDATED AUGUST 2020 This post was was written as a collaborative effort from our team about a year ago. It speaks to 4 potential ways a church as an organization may relate to individuals who are a part of that church. Given the disruption in our culture in 2020, many churches have discovered that they […]
Are blue-collar people left out of "calling"?
by Dave Rhodes and Cory Hartman Is the pursuit of calling just for white-collar professionals and their “no-collar” successors? Are blue-collar, working-class people unwelcome in the church’s vocation conversation? That challenge is posed by Gustavo H. R. Santos in a recent article for Comment magazine—a challenge that we at Younique feel directly and know we […]
The Missing Link In Disciplemaking
Let’s start with the obvious: church leaders want to do better at making disciples than they are right now.I have conversations with pastors every week, and I rarely hear one of them say, “I think we’re doing pretty well making disciples of Jesus . . . I don’t think we need much improvement in that area.” […]
Why the last “silver bullet” didn’t fix your church
Want to know the short answer for why the last “silver bullet” that would fix all the ills of your church didn’t work? It’s a short and simple: There’s no such thing as a silver bullet for this. The reason we’ve become accustomed to thinking about things like a “silver bullet” is because we’ve grown […]