Counseling Adolescents: Wisdom from Theology and Psychology

Nothing seems quite as daunting to parents, youth pastors, helping professionals, or teachers as the adolescent years. Recently I was speaking to a group of parents at my church, and a parent made the comment that it feels as though rearing an adolescent is like parenting an alien life form. […]

Counseling Adolescents

Embrace the One-Another Way: An Appeal from Andy Stanley

If we were to ask Paul what faith expressing itself through love looks like (see Galatians 5:6 NIV, he might rattle off this list: Submit to one another Forgive one another Encourage one another Restore one another Accept one another Care for one another Bear with one another Carry one […]

7 Ways to Create a Culture of Invitation

  Alpha is a ten-week course that provides a safe place to explore life’s biggest questions. Globally proven and highly effective, Alpha creates a culture of invitation within your church and is a great front door for people exploring faith. A personal invitation is at the heart of effective church […]

How Can Christians Reach Muslims? 2 Insights from Nabeel Qureshi

There is a simple reason I never listened to street preachers [when I was a Muslim]: they didn’t seem to care about me. It wasn’t that they were annoying. I found their passion admirable, and I appreciated people who stood up for what they believed. Rather, it was that they […]

11 ways to get your church behind Alpha

  You’ve got the venue. Check. You’ve got the dates in the diary. Check. You’ve got the team trained. Check. You’re ready to go… but the church aren’t as invested as you are. Sound familiar? Here are eleven quick tips for getting your church members behind your Alpha course!   […]