The Meaningful Mess of Membership - Part 1

Membership has fallen on hard times. Throughout American history membership in a local church was unquestioned and largely viewed as a great privilege, but today it has fallen into disrepute. Fewer than half of Americans who regularly attend church services…

Why Plant Churches.

In my sermon this past Sunday I mentioned something that strikes fear into the hearts of some, while filling others with great excitement – church planting. This idea has circulated in, through, and around our church for years, since our…

This review is a response to Jenell Williams Paris’ book, The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is Too Important to Define. Her book is an in-depth review and critique of the sexual identity phenomenon. Here she examines its roots,…

Make no mistake: if he rose at all It was as His body; If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecules reknit, The amino acids rekindle, The Church will fall. It was not as the flowers, Each soft spring…

1) What’s the weirdest question you’ve ever asked Siri? How did she respond? 2) Did you find Her romantic, creepy, melancholy, or hopeful? Feel free to insert your own favorite adjective here if none of these work. 3) The first…