Online Reading (Dec. 12, 2019)

Church Planting: Them Rainer explores the question of when a church revitalization should become a church replant. Philanthropy: Chick Fil-A’s confusing statement about their giving doesn’t mean they don’t give to Christian organizations. Politics: Andrew Scheer steps down as conservative leader. Reporting: GetReligion points out some flaws in reporting on issues at George Fox College,Continue reading “Online Reading (Dec. 12, 2019)”

Online Reading (Dec. 5, 2019)

Christian Living: I don’t know what God is doing, but God knows what He’s doing.  Leadership: Trust is non-negotiable in Christian Leadership.  Revitalizing Churches: We need pastors to revitalize churches, Thom Rainer discusses why some pastors don’t want to take up the job.   Culture: Apparently culture is now telling me it’s insanely bad toContinue reading “Online Reading (Dec. 5, 2019)”

Online Reading (July 11, 2018)

Marriage: David Mathis has a decent article on the picture marriage is of Christ’s love for the Church. Church Revitalization: Thom Rainer gives reasons for his optimism about a coming wave of Church revitalization. Holiness: Over at the Cripplegate, a decent article on how to know you’re growing in holiness when struggling with anger. Weather:Continue reading “Online Reading (July 11, 2018)”

Despair and Sin

After some discussion, I’m finding that I have to explain what I mean when I say that the rarer form of unprepared heart for the Gospel is despairing sin. Recall that my central understanding of the Gospel is that is at heart about the glory of Jesus Christ and the reign of His kingdom (Matt.Continue reading “Despair and Sin”

Online Reading (March 28, 2008)

Environmentalism?: Seems the circus around the seal hunt is beginning again. History of the Church of England: A la Eddie Izzard. Very irreverent… but funny. Surfing and Church Planting: Apparently quite similar. Christian Progressivism: John Stackhouse wonders at the integrity of people who disagree with the doctrinal statements of a Church and yet draw salariesContinue reading “Online Reading (March 28, 2008)”