At Least 10 Things Great Churches Are FOR

At Least 10 Things Great Churches Are FOR

Is it just me, or has the Internet and social media seemingly been flooded lately by a whole lot of vocal people expressing just how many things they’re against? There’s a culture war going on, and it isn’t just the right versus the left. Society...

Two Good Reasons to Attend Church This Weekend

I recently told a friend, who happens to be agnostic, that he “shouldn’t” go to church. I know. That was dumb, right? I really didn’t mean that he should avoid attending church. Rather I meant that he, as a non-believer, wasn’t under any...

Let's Keep Reaching Consumers. Aka, Lost Sheep.

“The American church is so consumeristic!” It’s a common line uttered by the religiously fed-up, and of course, there’s a lot of truth in it. Some churches in America do tend to cater to the consumeristic mentality of our culture. But I think,...

Tim Keller on What Culture Is and Why It Matters

Culture doesn’t simply exist. It is created. It is, to remain linguistically faithful, cultivated. And culture matters. Within an organization, it “eats strategy for breakfast” according to Peter Drucker. Earlier in my life, I was taught to...
Being "Christian" In an Election Year

Being "Christian" In an Election Year

I write about politics very little, so this is rare for me. I read everything from Drudge Report on the right to Huffington Post on the left daily and almost too obsessively. So it isn’t that I’m uninformed. I just don’t think, at the end of the day,...
When the World Is In Chaos, Jesus Is Our Only Hope

When the World Is In Chaos, Jesus Is Our Only Hope

132 people, killed in Paris, France in multiple, coordinated terrorist attacks. 19 dead in Baghdad, Iraq, killed by a suicide bomber just six days after another 12 were killed in that city by multiple bombs. 43 dead in Beirut, Lebanon because of two suicide...
Shouldn't It Be Illegal to Kill Human Babies?

Shouldn't It Be Illegal to Kill Human Babies?

Abortion is only a political issue because we’ve allowed it to become one. Every time I write about it, someone jumps on me for getting political. So let me make something clear. I’m not a Republican. I’m not a Democrat. I’m too conservative...
May We #NeverForget That We Are Never Invincible

May We #NeverForget That We Are Never Invincible

I was just about to leave for the office and the Today Show was on. The first plane had hit and no one really knew why for a few minutes. The second plane removed all doubt. The next few hours were filled with phone calls with church members who had loved ones...
One Big Reason People Don't Want to Go to Church

One Big Reason People Don't Want to Go to Church

Warning. Long, boring story inspired in part by government bureaucracy coming… So, you know how the Internal Revenue Service is all about efficiency?… But seriously… Last Monday, I needed a transcript of my return to complete a mortgage application....

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