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)”
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”
This is a great 5 minute presentation of the Gospel. Creatively presented and compelling. The G.O.S.P.E.L. in 5 minutes…. Follow my videos on vodpod The Gospel should always be compelling. Unfortunately we spend so much time in the minutae that I think we lose sight of what the Gospel is really all about. We debateContinue reading “The GOSPEL”
Ephesian 4:11-16 “And he [Jesus] gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, toContinue reading “The Body”
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 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”
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”
Read this post from Andy O. Good thoughts on Christians, Politics, evangelism, grace, love, and the church. you should read it when you have time, it’s a bit long.