Tagged: Church Life

What’s Ailing The Church

Chuck Colson, speaking yesterday at the 19th Annual National Conference on Preaching, hits the nail on the head in describing what’s wrong with the churches today: they don’t know what they believe. (Hat tip: WorldMagBlog) “Of course we care about the world. Of course we...

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Revealed, Week -12: Leadership kickoff and planning

Our church is kicking off a pretty cool 5-week program called REVEALED: 30 Day Churchwide Stewardship Campaign, or what we are calling 30 Days of Stewardship. But before we can do this program, there are 12 weeks of preparation by those leading the program –...

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The three streams of modern Christian reformers

Mark Driscoll, the controversial pastor of Mars Hill Church who sometimes uses profanity, recently gave a talk at the Convergent Conference at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (you can get many great talks on the Resurgence podcast – iTunes RSS).  In this talk, he discussed the...

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The Good, The Bad and The Christian

As part of my shift (or forward movement) in my focus, I have several articles that I want to highlight in order to praise and critique the actions of fellow followers of Jesus. I’m not out to judge them as individuals (that’s God’s job and...

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Changing perceptions

I have always enjoyed the written word much more than those that are spoken. I’m much better with the former and have no problem admitting that. (Not sure how much that says for my speaking ability since I am so often misunderstood in my writing.)...

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My Two Cents #115 – Church Life

Church builds outdoor sanctuary –  A Simi Valley church has decided to build their main sanctuary outdoors, in order to allow people to enjoy God’s creation, and to make it more like a 140 acre park that is open to the world, instead of a...

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Desperation Pt. 1

This is the text version of the first half sermon I preached last Sunday night (second half to come later). It has taken me awhile to get all of this down, including links to all the Scripture references. I hope you can benefit from it.

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