Our new moral framework (part 3 of 3)

Old Woman Praying

Every Christian institution maternalizes over time. This includes Christian Universities, charities, mission organizations and of course, churches. [Read more...]

Our new moral framework (part 2 of 3)


Like a she-bear protecting her cubs, society mauls anyone who does or says anything that’s perceived as insensitive or unnurturing. [Read more...]

Our new moral framework (part 1 of 3)


There’s a new moral framework in the Western world. It’s neither conservative nor liberal. It’s changing how we think, what we value and even how we perceive reality. It is the foundation upon which modern morality rests. [Read more...]

Forgiveness for fools


What do we do with a man who claims to follow Jesus, falls into temptation, even positions himself to sin, but does not succeed? [Read more...]

Church growth: are men more important than women?


When it comes to growing a church, which gender counts more? [Read more...]

Comedy: the key to reaching young men?


Prediction: the next Billy Graham will be a comedian. [Read more...]

Why informality is suddenly OK

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I am curious as to why our world became so informal so fast. Why, even in my lifetime I’ve seen people stop dressing for all but the most solemn occasions. Why so many aspects of politeness have gone by the wayside. Why expediency almost always trumps “doing the right thing.” [Read more...]