I just read this article from ChristianToday.com: Want your church to grow? Then it’s time to surprise people… I thought this quote was particularly interesting. Let’s be clear and honest with ourselves. Most of our friends and colleagues have no idea about how great our churches are. How surprised they would actually be by some […]
Have you been to 21martyrs.com? I have. I watched the video. It’s powerful stuff. Scary stuff. My heart goes out to the affected families. And, I hope that I would be able to stand up for my beliefs in a similar fashion. It’s admirable. But, I’m also scared that the video promotes an us vs. […]
I’ve been thinking about the idea of restoration. It’s a beautiful concept. Returning someone or something to a former condition, place, or position. What’s better than an old Victorian house returned to its original beauty? Or, a classic car that looks and sounds just as it did the day it rolled off the factory line? […]
How would you summarize the story of salvation? I would say that it’s about sin. Our sin. Jesus died to forgive our sins. But, what is sin? What if you were part of a generation that didn’t identify with the idea of sin? Taking that further, if you grew up outside the church would you […]
I thought these two articles were interesting food for thought: Fox News has already lost its War on Christmas “Nones” on the Rise Churches hoping to reach future generations should take heed. This is what you have to compete with.