Tag Archives: culture

Seem like hell out there? Let’s gather for worship – because mission matters!

This captures my imagination: Jesus once said that the gates of hell would not prevail against his church.  Wow!  And the church is on the move!  But what is this church Jesus speaks of?  What is it’s clearest, simplest form?  … Continue reading

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Bless Three People This Week – Super Short Blog

This is a season when people are very open to being blessed.  You may be tempted to  forgo the effort to bless others – afterall, people are giving and receiving gifts, telling others “Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays/Happy Chanukah/Seasons Greetings”, holding doors, … Continue reading

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Evangelism That Is Not Awkward: Finding the Person of Peace

What if evangelism was a lot more like making a friend? But I have to confess, evangelism was not my thing and I felt guilty about it.  In college, some friends invited me to go out with them to do … Continue reading

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Three Ways Church Plants Can Be Pretty Awesome

New church plants can be awesome.  They may not be.  But they can be.   Here are three thoughts on that. 1) New church plants tend to be desperate for God.  On a lot of levels, that is a very good … Continue reading

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