We all know what our churches were like before COVID-19 and how the pandemic has forced change. What can a pastor take away from all that’s happened—and where is the Church heading next? (more…)
Mobile technology has impacted culture and changed behavior in countless ways, but many churches have struggled to interact with those changes in a timely way. Some organizations have waited so long that they’ve found themselves face to face with a harsh reality: their churches are dwindling. [Read more…]
In a culture that doesn’t sacrifice animals on altars when we make mistakes, it’s sometimes tough to explain how and why Jesus’ death on the cross atones for our sins. Without a system for understanding sin, sacrifice, and repentance, something doesn’t quite add up.
Sometimes when sharing the gospel we want to cut to the chase—Jesus rose from the dead and offers us eternal life. But to understand the significance of that world-changing event, people have to understand how sin hijacks our relationship with God, and how Jesus’ death restores that relationship.