Tagged: Church Life

Creating Online Community

Robert over at echurch.com is asking about creating and supporting community within churches.  He has mentioned funtionality similar to linkedin.com, as well as making other community and event functions available online.  Robert, I have the following contributions to make:

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What is A Healthy Church

What signifies a healthy church? Is it a building? Or the number of people who attend on Sunday morning? Or the number of activities the church has available? Or the number of people baptized in a given year? While all of these things might be...

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Why Most Churches Suck

I love the Church – but I don’t love how we ‘do church’ on Sundays. An hour of passive listening, often followed by everyone going their separate ways? You call that community that fosters spiritual maturity? Not me. Here’s my outline of what is wrong with...

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The Renaissance Christian Movement

Found a new great site from Australia called Faith Interface, and they have a really well thought out article on what I hope is a movement – Christians leaving behind the frailties of 19th and 20th century Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism for a more mature, balanced,...

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If you don’t love the Church, do you love God?

Follow my logic: If we love God and are like him, we will adopt his general priorities (John 15:10) God loves the church and it is His primary vehicle for His work until Jesus returns (Ephesians 5:25-27) Those who do not love the church do...

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