A GREAT CHALLENGE

One of the greatest challenges of the Christian faith is how it interfaces with culture. An interface is defined as a point where two things meet and interact. I have tried to look beyond the current struggles taking place at this moment in time and imagine how...

Fully Presenting the Good News

Yesterday, I wrote about a new Pentecost – a fresh move of God’s Spirit. A friend of mine read what I wrote and sent me a photo of a large group of pastors – hundreds of them – crowding around a church platform hungry for a fresh move of God in their lives and...

The Danger of a Toothless Message

Perhaps in some ways, we have allowed our spiritual teeth to be pulled. As a result, we can succumb to only gumming soft and easily digested portions of a greater truth, some of which is uncomfortable to hear in a culture that demands an unhealthy inclusiveness, even...

Our Shared Family History

I received an ancestry report from 23andme. 23andme is one of those agencies that connect long-lost relatives and ancestors by researching public records or DNA testing. The DNA report I received today had 60 pages of third and fourth cousins listed, and this was just...