The Author

Zach Nielsen is one of the pastors at The Vine Church in Madison, Wisconsin, where he serves in the areas of preaching, leadership development and music. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and Covenant Theological Seminary and blogs at Take Your Vitamin ZYou can follow him on Twitter.

How to Avoid a Cult of Personality

Do you revel in being the center of attention at church? Or do you seek to direct attention, power, and control to King Jesus?

How to Guard Against Mission Drift

After a few years of ministry, the challenges of mission drift come fast and furious.

Raising Kids in a Pornified Culture

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You Can’t Minister to Statistical Averages

Generalizing about a group of people tells me nothing about the specifics of my neighbor.

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You have probably observed the recent firestorm of publicity responding to the changes proposed by the Obama administration concerning contraception and religious institutions other