Another good title would be: Why leaving a ministry job might be saving their souls, and why you should stop talking about them. [If you haven’t read the pontifications of church “experts” about why people are leaving ministry jobs, then you can if you’d like. There are so many opinions on the stats out there and I’ve grown tired of reading them (just Google about … Continue reading An open letter to “church experts” trying to lead the conversation on people “leaving”
If you believe that what happened in Uvalde, Texas, was an act of evil, this post is for you. If you are tired of the way our world is becoming more divided and divisive, this post is for you. If you consider yourself a Christian and to be redeemed by the blood of Christ, this is post is for you especially. I am angry. I … Continue reading I am angry with my fellow Christians today
In this season we are looking to bring into clearer focus the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ as it was incarnated in Jesus as he died on the cross and was raised from the dead on the third day. Continue reading Lent 2022 Series
Where will you be when God reveals to you what you are here for? What will you say? Will you be ready to say anything at all? Continue reading According To Your Word
A friend posted the following question on Facebook. I wanted to respond, but I did not want to blow up the thread. So, I decided to take some time to think about the question and respond more fully (mainly for my sake). On to the question. Should our focus lean more towards training church members to invite someone to church so they can hear the … Continue reading Why is our evangelism broken?
The culture in which we live tells us that we should have whatever we want.1 As a matter of fact, if we are unable to get what we want then some injustice has been perpetrated against us. As a Christian, I have to fight against the weight of this temptation. It has become so pervasive in our culture that we have begun exporting it around the world. The craziness is that there is a secular and a religious version of this message. As an American, we call it the American Dream. As a Christian, it takes the form of “name it and claim it” theology. In either form, it is harmful to the human soul and detrimental to our societies and local communities. Continue reading “Satisfied with God”