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Thom Schultz is an eclectic author and the founder of Group Publishing and Lifetree Café. His blog, Holy Soup offers innovative approaches to ministry, and challenges the status quo of today's church.


What Shackles Great Teaching

For many teachers and preachers, there’s a line they won’t cross when delivering their messages. This line creates a barrier that looms higher than any desire to move the audience. Most preachers and teachers will say that their ultimate goal is to help their people grow spiritually.
Posted at 10:47

3 Ways Christian Youth Challenge the Church

Today’s Christian teenagers embody a number of encouraging values. But those same values tend to chafe today’s church.
Posted at 08:56

What’s Missing in Missional

“We try to be missional. We try to be externally focused,” the young pastor told me. “But nothing seems to work.” This church, in a metropolitan area, has invested in numerous efforts to reach into the community and address various needs.
Posted at 10:35

Alert: New Church Coming to Town

Does your town need another new church? A lot of people think so. It’s true that most people won’t attend any church in your town this week. But that’s not because there’s no room for them in your churches. On the contrary, open capacity has never been higher.
Posted at 11:21

Thriving Among the Dying Churches

Last Sunday we drove past numerous half-empty church parking lots. Finally we found our way to a thriving church that’s bucking the trend–and breaking the rules.
Posted at 09:05


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