Wednesday June 12, 2013
Dwindling church attendance has another wrinkle. A growing number of people who do attend are spreading their attendance among multiple churches.
Wednesday June 5, 2013
In the face of agonizing tragedy the church stepped up. After monster tornadoes tore through Oklahoma, the people of the church demonstrated the simple and powerful love of Christ to those they never met. And may never see again.
Thursday May 23, 2013
When children try to dress like their parents, it’s often cute. When teenagers try to emulate rock stars, it’s often bizarre. When adults try to imitate their folk heroes, it’s often embarrassing.
Thursday May 9, 2013
They say the “right” thing. “Sunday morning isn’t the main event. The real ministry happens in our small groups.” “Life change happens in circles, not in rows.” More ministry leaders are arriving at an intellectual or spoken conclusion that effective ministry is relational.
Wednesday May 1, 2013
“Our church has the best youth ministry in town.” “Everybody knows we offer the best children’s ministry in the city.” “Our vision is to be the best church in the area.” Over the last ten years I've heard statements like these with increasing frequency. Is this a good thing?