Saturday Musing “Every revival in the history of the modern world has been grounded in an explosion of prayer and evangelism. In the time directly preceding an outbreak of spiritual revival, churches focus their energy and resources on congregational repentance, personal commitment to outreach, and preparation for the potential outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit upon … More Sobering, Convicting, Challenging
Thursday is for Making Disciples “If the unchurched [in the USA] were a nation unto themselves, they would be the eleventh most populated country on earth today.” (Pollster, George Barna, in Rechurching the Unchurched)* We sometimes fall into the trap of thinking that because many of our friends are believers and go to church that … More Do You Have Eyes to See?
Sunday Musings Over at Jesus Creed (Scot McKnight) posts on a new Barna report that documents a twenty year downturn in church attendance, Bible reading, Bible confidence and Church involvement, noting in particular these factors among women. You can read the report on the report here. Barna reports a 20 year trend. Think about it. … More Replacing Awe in Worship with “Awesome” Worship Bands