An innovative idea is transforming schools across the country. Could it also transform church?
Any attempt to communicate our faith using props, videos, skits, or other non-verbal tools is often dismissed as, “watering down the Gospel.” Why do we believe this?
Fathers often choose youth sports over church for a reason most Christians would applaud – they want to spend time with their families. Can we blame them?
This little exercise illuminates one of the great challenges we face in reaching men with the Gospel – the widespread perception that Christ’s values closely resemble women’s values.
Men are deeply offended by: 1) incompetence, 2) disorder and 3) inconsistency within their beloved institutions. They long for a fair, impartial judge who will set injustice right.
I’ve compiled a list of seven quick articles that will inspire and challenge you as we Americans return to our two largest educational institutions – the local school and the local church.
Why would we downplay the Bible’s teachings on sex when a rising tide of secular voices is beginning to join us?
As a layperson you may not realize how much “helpful advice” pastors get. The sheer volume of suggestions, criticism and second-guessing wears pastors down.
Say what? We will do greater things than Jesus? Yes we can. In fact, we already do.
You know the guy. He sits about three rows back from the stage. The moment the music starts to play he’s out of his seat, hands waving in the air, head swept back, swaying to the music in rapturous praise. I call him “Mr. First-On-His-Feet.”