One of the more common mistakes I see among church leaders, and particularly church planters, is confusing getting attention with gaining traction.
- March 17, 2011 |
Internet traffic monitor, ComScore, figures that 3.6 million of Facebook’s 153 million monthly visitors in the U.S. are under 12, although Facebook requires users to be at least 13-years-old.
Michael Moore recently told a crowd in Wisconsin "America isn't broke. We are awash in cash." Really? Let's look at some facts.
There is more in grace to save than there is in sin to destroy.
Do we live in a pluralistic society or is that changing? A pluralistic society is simply one that is built on religious freedom, a principle that originates from the New Testament. On the other hand, pluralism as a worldview is the notion that all religions, values, philosophies, and truth claims must be seen as equally valid. As a nation we’re headed toward adopting pluralism as our national religion
“There’s nothing wrong with talking and singing about how the ‘Blood will never lose its power’ and ‘Nothing but the blood will save us,’” Bell writes. “Those are powerful metaphors. But we don’t live any longer in a culture in which people offer animal sacrifices to the gods.
There are things worth dying for. The gospel is at the top. This is super important to remember at a time when so many preachers are calling into question (and even mocking) cardinal doctrines of the Christian faith.
Single-sex lunches introduced in three schools in America's heartland have helped to reduce misbehavior among students and improve eating habits.
New Jersey juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill advanced by the New Jersey Assembly.
Did you know that in a free society that people have only a "qualified" right to their religion?
If the Democrats and union leaders in Wisconsin really believe in the "voice of the people" then why won't they honor the majority of the people who just voted?
Celebrating its fifth birthday this month, it’s time to state the obvious: with 190 million people using the micro-blogging website, sending 65 million messages of 140 characters or fewer around the world each day, Twitter has become the people’s voice.
In 2009, the US government apologized to Native Americans. It is time for evangelicals to agree.
As a result of the overwhelming suffering, injustice, and evil that frequently seems to rule the day, many of us may feel overwhelmed by a sense of despair and may think that improving these conditions is not only futile but also pointless. However...
No matter how random an event may seem, God’s providence and all the little details are part of a big story.
We’re accustomed to describing the book of Jonah as that book about the guy who survived three days in a big fish. What if we began to understand it as a remarkable testimony to God’s extravagant, persevering grace, supremely demonstrated in the gospel of Jesus Christ?
Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince
- March 13, 2011 |