A few days ago, I was asked in a comment if I could rebublish the articles I originally wrote about Bill Fay and his approach to evangelism. All of these can be found on the BLOG but some are scattered over the last 8 years and so I told the commenter that I would gather … More The “Bill Fay” Collection
The Source for the story below is the Kairos Journal I hope you will take the time to read it. It will be worth your time. But I hope you will read it and then spend some time in prayer for the nation because we need the same kind of revival on our campuses today. Pray … More Wonderful History to Feed and Encourage the Soul
Fascinating and Insightful The following is a brief article is from Kairos Journal and relates an astonishing and sad confession of a committed homosexual. As Christians, we should have compassion for such men (and women) but we must not waver on the issue of sin. And in our own lives, we must be brutally honest … More Regret without Repentance
I’ve spent the last two days in meetings with a group of Evangelical Free Church leaders working hard at trying to help one another become a denomination that loves and ministers in such away that ALL PEOPLES are welcomed equally in all areas of ministry and church life. Turns out, it is much harder than … More America Was Never a Christian Nation — not in any biblical sense anyway
The following, as promised in yesterday’s post (“Fighting Racism with the Gospel”), is the first of a series of posts excerpting an essay I wrote in 2009 for the John Fuder and Noel Castellanos book, A HEART FOR THE COMMUNITY: NEW MODELS FOR URBAN AND SUBURBAN MINISTRY. Becoming a Multi-Ethnic Suburban Church (Capitalizing on the … More Ending Racism with Counter-cultural Gospel Ministry
The Church is Drowning in Cheap Grace Bonhoeffer was actually aiming at the German Church leading into the rise of World War II but he might have been writing about America. I am starting on my third copy of Bonhoeffer’s, The Cost of Discipleship, having worn out two copies already. It is embarrassing to see how much … More Bonhoeffer’s Analysis of American Religion?
I was in Proverbs today and thinking of men I know who are looking for work and the difference it has made to have a friend that they can confide in and trust in the sometimes difficult process of finding the next job. And then I thought of a book published a number of years ago … More The Friendless American Male