When a Backyard Barbecue Becomes a Heavenly Rendezvous

Do you ever come away from spending time with another Christian feeling unsatisfied with the quality of fellowship?  That you talked about sports and politics or cooking and kids but never r... Read more

Cultivating a Culture of Growth in the Church

Another sad story of church stagnation.  Faces lined with weary stubbornness dot the congregation.  Numbers are depleted since our last visit a few years ago, but besides the smaller numbers... Read more

Doubt: A Self Examination

This quote from Tim Keller’s The Reason for God has really challenged my thinking over the past two weeks: “A faith without some doubts is like a human body without any antibodies in i... Read more

Bible Truths for the Right-Brained

Ever heard the joke “Left-handed people are the only people in their right minds”?  Roger Sperry, who won a Nobel prize in 1981 for his work with split-brain research, is responsible for muc... Read more

Anyone for Easter Eggs?

A reader of this blog has raised the question: “Do independent churches make too little of Easter?”  On my way to church last Sunday I passed several children carrying palm branches to churc... Read more

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