Church Planting & Missions Development

U.S. churches must choose between missions, death

Baptists must turn back to God and get on mission with Him soon or they will die. That was the stark message presented by missions leader Joe Dillon to hundreds ...

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Larry-Mayberry

New York Vision Trip in April

With 8.5 million inhabitants who speak nearly 500 languages, New York City is one of the most diverse and influential cities in the word. Metropolitan New York is larger than ...

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Despite struggles, Woodside pastor would ‘do it all again’

NEW YORK – Every time Trinidad went to work at the Laundromat on 48thAvenue in Woodside, Queens, she couldn’t help but notice Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida across the street. As ...

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The Six Deadly Sins Hindering Great Commission Leadership

Here at Cross the Culture we exist to encourage and equip the evangelical church in communicating the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ within various cultures both domestic and ...

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The Election Results and Evangelical Ministry

Like millions of Americans I spent a significant amount of time last night watching the election returns. While I was interested in several state and local races my keen interest ...

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What does it take to be a good partnering church?

One of the great joys of my job is seeing existing churches commit to becoming involved in planting a new church. Partnering to plant can and should be an exciting ...

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America is Changing and so Must Your Ministry – Part Four

Today, Cross the Culture wraps up a four-part series examining the changing face of the American population and the implications for ministry these changes necessitate. Based upon a presentation by ...

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America is Changing and so Must Your Ministry – Part 2

Last week, Cross the Culture began the current four-part series examining the changing face of the American population and the implications for ministry these changes necessitate. Based upon a presentation ...

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America is Changing and so Must Your Ministry – Part I

Recently, I was privileged to hear a presentation from Dr. Jim Slack, the premiere demographer within the Southern Baptist Convention. For the past two plus decades Dr. Slack has conducted ...

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How long has it been?

What a zinger! No, what a ZINGER!! You do know what a zinger is don’t you? It’s a comment or question that just cuts right to the bone. It jolts ...

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