Tagged: gospel

Is Your Church Ready for Mr. Freeze?

Nope, not the current atmospheric stuff we’re dealing with – the Polar Vortex that’s turning your greeting team into a bunch of volunteersicles. (Although, if you want to talk about how to keep ’em warm,...

What’s at Stake?

One of our church planters forwarded me this email last week. I share it both with his and the original author’s permission. I’ve changed her name and the name of our church plant for...

It’s Not About Parking Cars

Guest services isn’t about how you serve your guests. It’s about why.  Parking a car, opening a door, seating a rear, and pouring a cup of coffee are means to an end. Sure, they’re an important means, but...

Michael Brown is your neighbor.

  This week, all eyes are on Ferguson, Missouri, where an unarmed black man was killed by a policeman last Saturday. As I write, I’m grieved. Grieved over a broken family. Grieved over a broken community....

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ’em, to be exact. Enjoy.   Welcome to America…Now Speak English. (via @TimAStevens) Let...

Thursday Three For All

A Conversation with My Soul (via @_MichaelKelley) Do you spend more time letting your soul speak to you? Or do you preach the gospel to your soul? Good morning, soul. It’s another day that the...

Thursday Three For All

Jesus Hates Religion. He Really Does. (via @FoxNews) Boom diggity. Read it. Remember it. I know I need to. I think we as Christians have a reputation as conversation stoppers. When we engage people on the...

Do Something Different

Yesterday was Father’s Day, which means one thing in our family: Ice cream for dinner. Father’s Day Ice Cream Dinner has become somewhat of an annual tradition, because (a) I’m the father and (b)...