Archives for 2014

How to not be a hypocrite in 2015

As we enter 2015, I’d like to suggest a simple, 100% effective way to avoid becoming a hypocrite. [Read more…]

Why we blame institutions (including church) for everything

In the past fifty years our collective understanding of liability has changed radically. We used to blame individuals when things went bad – now we blame institutions. And that has serious implications for the church – because, whether we like it or not, the church is one of Western civilization’s bedrock institutions. [Read more…]

Archery-based church targets men

What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church? [Read more…]

Stop telling me to fall in love with Jesus

When I think of my faith, I do not see it as a love affair. I don’t envision myself sitting across a table in a candlelit restaurant, staring into Jesus’ eyes, casually flirting with him. I don’t picture myself walking hand-in-hand on a beach, opening a love note from Jesus, or climbing into bed next to him. [Read more…]

Secularists doing the crazy stuff Christians used to do

Christians used to do some pretty crazy stuff. But in the past few years I’ve noticed the tables turning — secularists are now doing the nutty things religious zealots used to do. [Read more…]

Thanksgiving vs. the outrage machine

The media is becoming one giant, seething outrage machine. It’s making it harder for us to be thankful for all we’ve been given. [Read more…]

Black Friday special: free DVDs until Thanksgiving

This DVD has been used by thousands of church leaders around the world. It’s a wake up call that helps congregations realize why it’s so important to reach more men and boys. [Read more…]


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