Why I’m not too excited about church planting

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Is church planting really the best way to reach the world? Are non-Christians crying out for another worship service? [Read more...]

Why Jesus was mad all the time

Clearing the temple

Is Jesus giving us a green light to blast our opponents? To call people names? To nurse ancient grudges?
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Has this book changed your church/ministry?

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Have you read “Why Men Hate Going to Church”? Has it borne fruit in your church and ministry? If so, tell me about it. [Read more...]

Why churches are stage-driven

Stage Driven

Most churches program a series of low-risk, stage-driven activities such as worship services, classes and seminars. These allow people to learn about their faith without actually practicing it. [Read more...]

Pastors, you should mention ISIS this Sunday

ISIS

You have an opportunity to use this tragic tale to stir the hearts of your men. [Read more...]

Preaching to fill time

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Many a time I’ve heard a pastor make a powerful, life-changing point. I’ve thought to myself, “That’s it! He’s done. I’m ready to respond.” Yet he continues to speak. A sacred moment is lost. [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...]


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