11 “Absences” that Prove the Descent of the American Church

There is incontrovertible evidence that the American Church is in decline in Western Culture. At the same time, there are encouraging signs too. More churches are being planted now than at any time in the last 100 years and mutliple thousands are finding new life in Christ every day. But to fuel the good trends, … More 11 “Absences” that Prove the Descent of the American Church

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The Nation’s Only Hope is Getting More Knees on the Ground

Monday is for Praying for a New Country You’ve heard it said that to be victorious in a military battle you must have the “most boots on the ground.” Conversely, to be victorious in a spiritual battle, you must have the most “knees on the ground.” The mysterious character “Eli” to his young pastor friend … More The Nation’s Only Hope is Getting More Knees on the Ground

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The Meaning of Charleston; SCOTUS ruling; John Piper; the DRESS back in the news; Parenting and much more

Weekend Links This promise is still true:   “If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and forgive their sin and heal their land.”  (2 Chronicles 7:14) The United States is not Israel; … More The Meaning of Charleston; SCOTUS ruling; John Piper; the DRESS back in the news; Parenting and much more

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Four Types of Churches: With Apologies to the US Military

I am at a church planting conference in Kansas City and one of the presenters told me that he has been using this particular post I wrote some time ago all over the USA (doesn’t work in Canada!) to talk about the need for prayer support of church plants. So I thought I might resurrect … More Four Types of Churches: With Apologies to the US Military

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Proving God; White Privilege; Elisabeth Elliot; Rachel Doezal, Tim Keller, D.A. Carson; and a Review of Pixar’s “Inside Out”

Weekend Links Twenty miles on the bike today and then a good hour long phone call with my brother. What a refreshing conversation to cool down with after a windy ride. Spent yesterday working in the garden and on the lawn. It was a relaxing day off but I miss my wife who returns in a … More Proving God; White Privilege; Elisabeth Elliot; Rachel Doezal, Tim Keller, D.A. Carson; and a Review of Pixar’s “Inside Out”

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