It has to be one of the most unexpected phenomena in the church today—that white middle-aged pastors are talking about rap music and, even more strangely, actually listening to it and recommending it. I don’t know that anyone would have or could have predicted it.
- February 22, 2012 |
Scholastic Parent & Child have released their list of the "100 Greatest Books for Kids." And with some controversy.
- February 20, 2012 |
Too many of our “opponents” see us as morally-prissy Victorians who don’t want people doing “naughty” things in our presence. Let’s demolish that pretense.
- February 17, 2012 |
There's a bit of controversy abrew over what Hollywood has done to the story of Kim and Krickett Carpenter in the hit movie The Vow. Asked to comment for a FOXNews.com story, how did I respond?
- February 17, 2012 |
I’m becoming increasingly convinced that this is one of the most overlooked, but important, apologetic messages for the world: "God not only loves you, He likes you."
- February 16, 2012 |
Piper's language of “masculine Christianity” is not language I would be likely to adopt for my own use, but I don’t see that what he says here is substantially different from what he and other complementarians have been saying for years.
- February 14, 2012 |
When I insist that the rest of the congregation serve as back-up singers in my own little nostalgic hit parade of back-home Mississippi hymns, I am worshipping in the spirit all right. It’s just not the Holy Spirit. (Read more)
I have the worship music tastes of a seventy-five year-old woman. There I admitted it.
On a growing number of campuses, there are stiff challenges regarding campus access for Christian organizations.
There is a great deal of discussion these days in regard to understanding culture sociologically, but very little about understanding it theologically.
- February 09, 2012 |
In their seminal book on organizational success, Built to Last, authors Jim Collins and Jerry Porras write of the importance of getting past the “tyranny of the or” and embracing the “genius of the and.”
- February 06, 2012 |
There’s a technological transformation coming that will revolutionize this century the way the telephone, electricity and automobiles altered the one before.
- February 02, 2012 |
A reluctant, even hostile customer became a raging fan – and all it took was a different process. Same transaction, same product, same goal, but a radically different experience.
- January 30, 2012 |
Rather than primarily dispensing information, we must spend an increasing amount of time helping people evaluate information.
- January 26, 2012 |
God has equipped us to build and maintain this kind of unity and that all we need to do is use the tools he has equipped us with. But how has he equipped us?
What we often forget is the second casualty of an abortion culture: the consciences of countless men and women.
Eastman Kodak, a historic blue-chip American company, filed for bankruptcy because it didn’t adapt to the digital age.
I’ve always known that God calls me to love the people I covenant with in my local church, but until now I haven’t been quite so aware of the danger of falling out of love.
- January 20, 2012 |
Ours is not an easy role to fill. We are not in a fish bowl; we are in a petri dish.
- January 19, 2012 |