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Rick Lawrence

Jesus-Centered Ministry

By Rick LawrenceExecutive Director (This is an edited excerpt from my book Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry.) I was invited to have lunch with

A Blast From the Past

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director In the post-pandemic digital age, where the ground under our feet shifts so often we

‘Go and Make Disciples’

By Rosina HendricksonVibrant Faith Coaching Team We recently celebrated Pentecost, the tipping point for the church’s mission to “go and

Transformation In a Canoe

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director Not long ago I was meeting with a few veteran ministry leaders to discuss ministry

Recovering Yourself Emotionally

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director In conversation after conversation with ministry leaders around the country, I hear the same word

Fearlessly Engaging

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director I was never in a garage band, but whenever I hear a phrase that sounds

Leading In the Face of Fear

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director In John 21 we encounter Jesus’ disciples after His resurrection but before His ascension—they are

The Ministry of Wholeness

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director In the wake of American gymnast Simone Biles’ decision to pull out of major competitions

Living Water for Your Exhausted Soul

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director I read these self-referential words from Paul to his beloved “sheep” in Corinth today, and