Have you joined the free media club yet?
Okay, so it’s not an “official” club, but when you sign up, you get at least 10 pieces of free, professionally designed media sent to you every quarter. So even though we don’t have t-shirts or membership cards, it’s still pretty great. [Read more…]
By John Stott, adapted from The Radical Disciple.
In the introduction to his book Knowing God, Dr. J. I. Packer writes that we are “pygmy Christians because we have a pygmy God.” We could equally say that we are pygmy Christians because we have a pygmy Christ. The truth is that there are many Jesuses on offer in the world’s religious supermarkets, and many of them are false Christs, distorted Christs, caricatures of the authentic Jesus. [Read more…]
Are you playing the same 20 to 30 songs all year long?
While repetition has its merits—like familiarity to the congregation—it also has its weaknesses. [Read more…]
The first you feel when you lay awake at night thinking of all the things your church could be doing, if only you had more time…
The second you feel when it’s 9:00 p.m. on a Saturday and you’re just beginning to write Sunday’s sermon, because meetings gobbled up your week. [Read more…]