Why we blame institutions (including church) for everything

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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

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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

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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...]

Why holiday services bore men to death

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The typical Christmas/Easter/Mother’s Day lineup all but guarantees that men will find nothing compelling during their visit to church. Holiday worship services reinforce the male belief that Christianity is for women and children. [Read more...]

The #1 question facing men’s ministry

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What is the purpose of men’s ministry – to focus men on new battles, or to help men win the battles they already face? [Read more...]

Does your pastor fear men?

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“I had chosen a career that kept me away from manly things altogether. Eighty percent of my daily interactions were with women—and I liked it that way. In those rare instances when I had to deal with men, there was usually a woman present, which kept me safe.” [Read more...]

Men – the sexual revolution is over

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One of the most restrictive sex laws in generations is about to be passed…in California…with strong support from liberal Democrats…and the blessing of many on the political left. How should the church respond?
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