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...]

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...]

Why extramarital sex is suddenly OK


We tend to see the “sexual revolution” as something new. It is not. We are merely reverting to the loose and varied sexual practices that prevailed for millennia in preliterate societies. [Read more...]

Black church triples in size by focusing on men

David Porter

In the past five years the church has exploded. Instead of five reliable men, Kirkland now has about 50. Overall attendance has more than tripled – from a low of 50 to an average of 175 on a given weekend. Giving is up. Mission work is up. The church is growing so rapidly there are plans to expand the facility. [Read more...]

The church I would plant (part 3)


Men’s League is an extremely simple, lightweight church-planting model that focuses like a laser on the development of men within small teams. In this post, I’ll answer some questions and discuss a few advantages to the approach, which comes straight out of the Gospel of Luke. [Read more...]