Rick Lawrence

The Jesus Net

Earlier this week I met with a friend who’s recently moved into the lead pastor role at his church, after

empowering parents

Empowering Parents

For years I’ve strategized new ways to support, equip, and continue empowering parents of young people. I’ve created and led

Repairing Broken Relationships

One big (and obvious) reason the divisiveness that set in during the pandemic seems like it’s here to stay: We

Inviting God Back Into Our Reactions

By Fred Oduyoye and Rick Lawrence We are most like atheists when we are caught up in our reaction to something that angers

Jacques Ellul & the Importance of Attachment

By Rick LawrenceVibrant Faith Executive Director The late Jacques Ellul, author of The Technological Society (the seminal work on our relationship with technology),

Our BFF, Stress

By Rick LawrenceExecutive Director I was talking with a friend about those seasons in everyday life when we feel the pressure-cooker

Reachable Reconciliation: A 30-Day Jumpstart

By Fred Oduyoye and Rick Lawrence A popular Christian blogger just posted a curated list of 10 out-of-the-ordinary New Year’s resolutions—one of them