Gospel or gimmick?

Mark Driscoll in a hearse

There’s something in our hearts that causes us to suspect anything in church that delights the eye or makes us chuckle. A voice in our heads whispers, “It must be of the Devil.”
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Venus and Mars go to church

Venus and Mars

There’s a widespread perception that Christ’s values closely resemble women’s values. Men’s values seem foreign in church – misguided, unspiritual and unchristlike. [Read more...]

Why College Men Need Church

worship band

  Fact: If you’re a guy in high school and attend church right now, chances are that in a year or two, you won’t. For some reason, church and youth group connects with high school-aged guys, but college guys drop out. The statistics are against you. Studies show that while as many as 80 percent [Read More...]

How to wreck a pastor

Man Arguing

Because of these frequent beat downs, some pastors develop a foxhole mentality. They avoid their people. They spend a lot of time in their study. They pack their schedules. They steer clear of their men. [Read more...]

What church will be like in 50 years (part 2 of 2)

Future

These changes may sound horrifying to you, but in 50 years they will be the norm. And they will bring many advantages, particularly when it comes to engaging men. [Read more...]

What church will be like in 50 years (part 1 of 2)

Future

In the same way WalMart took over the mom-and-pop store, a handful of megachurches will absorb thousands of other congregations – including other megachurches. They’ll do it by planting satellite campuses in thousands of cities and towns in America, delivering their teaching and music via video. [Read more...]

Church growth: it’s all about the pastor

Bible

Can I be brutally honest? When it comes to church attendance, nothing matters as much as the ability of the pastor to deliver good sermons. If a pastor is a good speaker the church grows. If he’s a bad speaker the church shrinks. [Read more...]


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