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Tyler Edwards is a pastor, author, and husband. He currently works as the Discipleship Pastor of Carolina Forest Community Church in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is passionate about introducing people to and helping them grow in the Gospel. He is the author of Zombie Church: breathing life back into the body of Christ. You can find more of his work on Facebook or you can follow him on Twitter @tedwardsccc.

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Loving the Hard to Like

Some people are just harder to love than others—we all have that gregarious friend we…

How to Not Be Just a Consumer at Church

We often approach church like spectators. We want to be fed. To be entertained. To…

What Does Spiritual Growth Actually Look Like?

All living things grow. With human beings, we watch babies learns to crawl, to walk,…

There Is No ‘I’ in Church

“What you want is what you get.” “The customer is always right.” “Have it your…

Singleness Isn’t a Problem

If you’re a Christian, older than 22 and single, odds are things are weird for…

What to Do When You Stop Liking Your Church

It’s amazing how heated the preference battles in the church get. Everybody wants church to…

We’re Called to Make Disciples, Not Converts

What if I told you that Jesus didn’t want us to win converts? What if…

Complaining About Your Church Won’t Change Anything

Growing up one of my favorite stories was about the boy who cried wolf. It’s…

Why the Gospel Is a Mirror, Not a Microscope

Growing up, I had a friend who wasn’t a Christian. She was a nice girl…

The World Is Changing. But That Doesn’t Mean It’s Getting Worse

I remember when the internet came to your house on a disk and you connected…

What Christian Culture Gets Wrong About Purity

We live in a culture that thinks of blessings as things we like or make…

Do You Really Have to Go to Church *Every* Sunday?

Do we really need to go to church every Sunday? People are like pendulums. The…

Complaining Doesn’t Change Culture. Engaging It Does.

People are funny. We love to complain. Especially about stupid things, pointless things, even about…

Christians Need to Recover the Lost Art of Patience

I am not a particularly patient person. When I go somewhere with my wife, she…

Christians, You Don’t Have to Speak Into Everything

In a world full of violence, hatred, division and controversy, it is difficult to know…

We Need More Millennial Leaders

This used to be one of my favorite Scripture verses: “Command and teach these things.…

Why We Need Flawed Superheroes

When I was growing up, Superman was the coolest superhero of them all. He was…

Yes, You Are Called to Be a Leader

The idea of being a leader in church can be daunting. We may think of…

Stop Complaining About Problems in Your Church

Sports have analysts, experts and commentators who get paid to talk about how different teams…

Stop Waiting for Your Church to ‘Feed’ You

We’ve all had the conversation. We meet someone new to our church and somewhere in…

What Does ‘Unwholesome Talk’ Really Mean?

“And they will know we are Christians by the words that we use.” That’s not…

5 Things to Look for in a Church

Churches have more flavors then Baskin Robins. And this makes finding a church, well, not…

The Cure for Hypocrisy

If you’ve invited people to church who don’t already go to church, you may have…

The Worship Wars Are Hurting the Church

It’s hard not to feel some sympathy for worship leaders. Having to walk the line…

We Need More Creators and Fewer Critics

These days, everybody’s a critic. Just look at the things posted in the comment section…

Don’t Be Defined By What You’re Against

I used to work with a girl who was a part of a strict conservative…

When Church Conflict Is a Good Thing

Confrontation has become a curse word in many circles. It’s like the bubonic plague of…

How to Stop Worrying So Much

Do you know what one the most commonly ignored commands in all of Scripture is?…

We Don’t Have to Prove God Exists

If you grew up in a Christian home, chances are you were taught to “defend”…

Bringing the Church Back to Life

Imagine going to a new church for the first time. You walk in, receive a…

The End of Denominations?

“What denomination are you?” When we tell people we are Christians, we tend to get…