Is it a sin to use a smartphone in church?


There have always been distractions in church. The smartphone is the most potent distraction yet. [Read more...]

How to worship out of your mind


Humans have five senses. Why do we use just one when we worship? [Read more...]

Should women be church elders?


By focusing on whether women should preach we miss a much more important gender related question. Should churches ordain female elders? [Read more...]

Comedy: the key to reaching young men?


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

Why young Christian men choose radical Islam


There’s been much hand-wringing over ISIS’s success in recruiting young men from the West to join their holy war. Why would these men exchange safe, comfortable lives to fight for a bloody death cult? And why did these men abandon Christianity in the first place? [Read more...]

Use the 10-10 format to teach men

10-10 format

Whenever I speak to men’s retreats, I use a 10-10 format. I speak for about 10 minutes – then the men discuss questions for 10 minutes. The results have been astounding. [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...]