Emphasis on Justice and City-Transformation is Not Enough

Wednesday is for Thinking The world needs to be evangelized. It needs the good news of the gospel. It needs Jesus. We can care for the world and still fail to give them what they really need. This post from five years ago is more relevant today than ever. For more see: Emphasis on Justice … More Emphasis on Justice and City-Transformation is Not Enough

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7 Ideas for Spring Outreach to Your Community

Pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training which means now is the time to begin praying and planning for what you and your church will do to take the gospel to your community. Here’s a grab bag of 7 ideas for your Spring outreach. Spring clean up: Find the oldest, neediest, or maybe the couple with … More 7 Ideas for Spring Outreach to Your Community

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Preaching Christ in a Tavern: The Place for Good News?

Weekend Musings Story out about a church that is reaching out to people in the community who might not otherwise go to church–they are live-streaming their worship service into a local bar with a camera set up in the bar that also plays back at the church so worshipers there can see the worshipers at … More Preaching Christ in a Tavern: The Place for Good News?

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Pastors in America are Failing Their Congregations

Tuesday is for Preaching The mail just arrive and  I just read the story of a young pastor in Pennsylvania giving props to his seminary in an interview conducted for the seminary’s constituents. Somehow, though I have never attended this particular seminary, I am on the mailing list. Here’s one of the questions in the … More Pastors in America are Failing Their Congregations

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Intensely Local Ministry is as Simple as a Garden Trowel

Update: The picture associated with this post is not relevant to the summer season or to South Carolina. But the story in this post is relevant for all of us who want to see our neighbors come to faith in Christ. Simple acts of kindness done in the name of Christ can have a powerful … More Intensely Local Ministry is as Simple as a Garden Trowel

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