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Category Archives: Church Issues

3 Ways to Make Sure Culture Engagement Doesn’t Lead to Mission Drift

How do we avoid mission drift as we seek to “engage the culture” or “serve the world” in which God has placed us?

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2 Reasons Some Christians Resist the Term ‘Cultural Engagement’

Just what does it mean to “engage the culture?” And should we?

Also posted in Christianity, Missions / Evangelism, Theology | | 1 Comment

3 Reasons We Must Never Divorce Leadership Development From Discipleship

Leadership development apart from being a disciple of Jesus always results in skills apart from character, in performance apart from transformation.

Also posted in Christianity, Discipleship | | 4 Comments

The 3 Minor Prophets Who Wrecked Me

The Minor Prophets who have “wrecked” me by their powerful portrait of grace.

Also posted in Christianity, Devotional Thoughts | | 1 Comment

3 Dangers of Dividing People By Generation

Are we overemphasizing the differences between generations at the expense of our commonalities?

Also posted in Christianity | | 4 Comments

Can We Hope Again?

Why we need the virtue that transcends the twin temptations of distraction or despair.

Also posted in Christianity, Life & Culture | | 2 Comments

The Exhausting Task of Finding Yourself and Your Best Life Now

The gospel is a fresh word to a world weary from pursuing personal fulfillment.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Life & Culture, Missions / Evangelism | | 4 Comments

Stop Assuming Your Neighbors Are Hostile to Your Faith

A new survey shows the unchurched are more likely to be indifferent to organized religion, not hostile.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Missions / Evangelism, Personal Evangelism | | 2 Comments

Christian Music Radio is More Theological Than You Think

The idea that Christian Contemporary music is only sappy, sentimental, superficial songs is simply untrue.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Music, Theology | | 36 Comments

Christians Who Feel Marginalized Should ‘Go Local’

Life-changing things don’t just happen in Washington, D.C. The Spirit of the living God is in your local congregation.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Life & Culture, Politics | | 12 Comments