On this Super Tuesday, remember to not let your civic duty eclipse your ultimate allegiance. Go vote at the poll, but save your worship for the pew.
“Every wise teacher trained in the kingdom is like the homeowner who brings out of his storeroom new and old things” (Matt 13:52). Jesus warned against trying to pour new wine into old wineskins—a constant warning to Christians and church leaders down through the ages not to get too attached to our ministry models … Continue reading The Feast is Ready! Come and Get it!
My teacher Scot McKnight just published a piece at Jesus Creed, now hosted at Christianity Today online, warning Evangelicals of the trap of "statism" running amok in Christian circles. This statism was on full display in the reactions to Mark Galli's editorial piece on Trump a few weeks back. Here's a couple paragraphs, but you … Continue reading Evangelicalism’s Big Trap
I'm grateful for the wise and courageous leadership of our Conference Superintendent Mark Stromberg. These are some words from a recent letter to churches and pastors. The ministries in which you are involved matter. The manner in which you conduct yourselves also counts, as it is noticed by others and either reflects well on your … Continue reading Wise Words for Church Leaders
"Worldliness is everything in the world around us that makes sin look normal and that makes righteousness look strange." -DAVID WELLS
538 viaJesus Creed Millennials have earned a reputation for reshaping industries and institutions — shaking up the workplace, transforming dating culture, and rethinking parenthood. They’ve also had a dramatic impact on American religious life. Four in ten millennials now say they are religiously unaffiliated, according to the Pew Research Center. In fact, millennials (those between the ages of 23 … Continue reading Millennials Not Coming Back?