Missional Spirituality (Review)

Missional is a buzzword in the North American Church.  It’s a buzzword with a lot of ambiguity.  What does it mean to be missional?  What is a missional church?  What is a missional follower of Jesus?  These are all questions that church leaders are asking.  And there are many resources that are trying to provideContinue reading “Missional Spirituality (Review)”

Brothers, we are all broken

My heart is hurting for people who have been deeply hurt by a church in my area.  As a leader in a church I know that it is not hard to offend someone.  As someone who goes to a church I know that it is not hard to be offended. But the stories that IContinue reading “Brothers, we are all broken”

10 Years Ago Today

I was a senior at Lake Washington High School.  Life was simple, everything was fun for me.  Even the pre-college writing class that I was heading into.  But as I walked into that class room, something very unusal was happening.  The TV was on and everyone was watching as Columbine High School was experiencing theContinue reading “10 Years Ago Today”

Great Presenters

Great post from Seth Godin on what makes a great presenter. Bottom line if you don’t love your audience, you’ll never be great.  When it comes to preaching, if you don’t love the people you are speaking with then they won’t care. Perry Noble, Mark Driscoll, Rob Bell, Erwin McManus, Rick Warren . . .Continue reading “Great Presenters”

Tim Keller On the Gospel and Fanaticism and Wrath

Last night while I was reading The Reasons For God by Tim Keller, I came across this quote and had to share it with you all. What if, however, the essence of Christianity is salvation by grace, salvation not because of what we do but because of what Christ has done for us? Belief thatContinue reading “Tim Keller On the Gospel and Fanaticism and Wrath”