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Sacred Overlap: Learning to Live Faithfully in the Space Between

Sacred Overlap: Learning to Live Faithfully in the Space Between

by J.R. Briggs

The widening of political, racial, generational, and religious differences leads too often to an "us vs. them" mentality. The Sacred Overlap communicates a refreshing vision that embraces tension and shows us how to live in radical love and faithfulness between the extremes that isolate and divide people.The gospels display how Jesus was committed to… Read more…

Eldership and the Mission of God: Equipping Teams for Faithful Church Leadership

Eldership and the Mission of God: Equipping Teams for Faithful Church Leadership

by Alan Hirsch, J.R. Briggs and Bob Hyatt

Every church needs leadership. But leadership should not reside in a single pastor. The biblical model for church leadership is found in teams of elders who together guide the community into God's mission. Church leaders J.R. Briggs and Bob Hyatt provide a comprehensive picture of elders as agents of mission for their communities. Healthy eldership … Read more…

Fail: Finding Hope and Grace in the Midst of Ministry Failure

Fail: Finding Hope and Grace in the Midst of Ministry Failure

by J.R. Briggs

Best Books About the Church from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore "I thought God had called me to plant this church. Why did we have to shut our doors after only three years?" "I was at my breaking point. Then I got the news that our nine-year-old daughter had leukemia. I would have quit ministry forever, but I had n… Read more…

Message: Solo: An Uncommon Devotional

Message: Solo: An Uncommon Devotional

by Jan Johnson, J.R. Briggs and Katie Peckham

Transform Your Quiet TimeToday’s world is all about now—a fast-moving, high-speed, on-demand lifestyle. But has this pace changed how we study the Bible?Our relationship with God is a journey, a walk where we grow closer to him each day. So it makes sense that reading and understanding scripture is a continual experience, not just a moment.This innovativ… Read more…