Links for your weekend reading:
The only hope for any church, at any time in history and in any part of the world, to become vibrant is to escape from “the fog” and move to “gospel clarity.”
Church hopping is like family hopping. It’s just a terrible idea for both you and the family of God.
It is the one sentence that is uniformly dreaded by pastors and church staff. It typically begins with these words…
Let’s take off our rose colored glasses. There are some things we need to talk about.
You may think that this effects only you, or even your and mom’s relationships. But it has had a profound impact on me and all of my siblings as well.
If your objection to the scriptural worldview is, “It sounds too unlike reality to be true,”, then you’ll need to apply that same logic to ANY story of beginnings – which, of course, leaves none left.
To fulfill your destiny, you don’t need to mimic someone else’s identity, someone who seems to matter more than you do. The you that you are by creation and redemption in Christ – that basic you is not fundamentally a problem; that you is fundamentally a strategy.