James Emery White
James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, NC, and the ranked adjunctive professor of theology and culture at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, which he also served as their fourth president. He is the founder of Serious Times and this blog was originally posted at his website www.churchandculture.org.

The Unmistakable Value of Self-Awareness

If Dunkin’ isn’t in the donut business but the food and beverage business, and Weight Watchers isn’t in the diet business but the health and wellness business, what about the church?

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5 Takeaways for Communicating With Generation Z

Five simple but important takeaways on communicating with Generation Z – this isn’t merely “preference” for them, it’s simply who they are.

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Five Movements to Maximize Outreach Effectiveness

5 outreach shifts that almost every church should be able to make that will help situate your church toward greater effectiveness at reaching the unchurched.

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Don’t Settle for a “Lesser Than” Vision

We must cast the vision of that reality to those we lead. We must hold them, and ourselves, to the highest standards of commitment and excellence.

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3 Lessons for the Church from the Collapse of Xerox

What happens when your church allows a method or program to become enshrined to the level of orthodoxy?

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Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.