Most churches are still putting a great deal of effort into making the 1 hour Sunday gathering viable over the internet for most of their church body. Some are making efforts to find discipleship opportunities outside of Sunday morning. And unfortunately, a great deal of people are still screaming that they want things to go back to the way they were. Seeing all of these reactions, I can't help but ask, should we go back?
The Parable of the 2002 Mini Cooper: A Lesson On Getting Help
There once was a man who was in the market for a car that was really good on gas mileage, was cheap, and was small (he worked in a downtown area where parking was minimal). This man found a 2002 Mini Cooper with 56,000 miles on it for a darn good price. He took it [...]
Be Quick to Speak and Slow to Listen…No…Wait!
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.James 1:19-20 ESV For a very long time...too long really, I've gotten this scripture backward. Very backward. I was REALLY quick to speak and REALLY slow [...]
The Nearsighted Church: How to Get Our Telescope Back
At some point in history, someone (or someones) determined that they needed to find a better way to be able to see farther and with more clarity than what was physically possible with the naked human eye. It is still a mystery to this day as to exactly who invented it, but the first patent for [...]
In the wind of change
By now you are probably already singing that unforgettable Scorpions tune "Wind of Change" (and if you can whistle - doing the iconic whistle and annoying your dog). I'm literally sitting here listening to it as I write this. Not sure what Gonky Park is....or is it Gorky Park? Anyways....I digress. I'm sure when the [...]