I read Brian McLaren’s Everything Mush Change some time ago. And today I came across this diagloge between McLaren and Andrew Jone (Tall Skinny Kiwi). If you are interested to know where McLaren is coming from this might help. I am not advocating his views wholeheartedly but I like that he forces me to thinkContinue reading “Interesting Dialogue”
Simple Church by Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger is a quick and clear read. The title is pretty good at explaining what the book is all about. The Authors posit that that church’s natural inclination is to become more and more complicated. Through years of growth, new models, new programs, most churches have found themselvesContinue reading “Simple Church — Review”
In College I scored a sweet deal on the Logos Scholars Library. It’s a ninja bible software, I loved it, I used it all the time, and then I got a mac and I had to say goodbye to my dear friend Logos. Yesterday I found out that they started the beta testing for theContinue reading “Logos for Mac beta = very happy Jason”
Just a few moments ago I finished the third book in Eugene Peterson’s Current series of writings. The Jesus Way is a challenging and thought provoking book that goes into great detail Exploring first of all what Jesus meant by “I am the Way . . .” Peterson describes the power behind metaphor and particularlyContinue reading “The Jesus Way – Review”
I’ve come across an interesting new voice in the youth ministry blog-i-verse. Once A Youth Pastor. This guy was a youth pastor, and now that he’s not he’s asking a lot of questions about youth ministry effectiveness, essentials, etc. Pretty interesting. Somethings I agree with, others I don’t. But he raises a lot of goodContinue reading “Interesting new blog”
Found this post from Ed Stetzer the church I grew up in built a Funeral Home/Masoleum/graveryard.
Found this Article at churchrelevance.com 1 in 4 teen girls has an STD That is not acceptable. That is heart breaking. And as a church, as a pastor, as a Christian we need to do something about it. There is a love vacuum in our culture and we need to Fill that vacuum with Jesus.
Stuff White People Like. being a white person i like this blog.
Well, beyond::afterhours went really well. We had 35 students out and we rocked the dodgeball pretty hard. FYI, for all youth pastors out there, dodgeball is the easiest event ever. Loads of fun and easy set up and clean up and all around awesome. So that was my friday evening. I was pretty tired afterContinue reading “Busy Weekend”