Category Archives: Future of the Church
If a pastor walks into a church and seeks to understand “what time it is” organizationally, what kind of diagnosis should he expect?
Christian leadership is never timeless. Instead, it is a timely application of God-given wisdom regarding specific decisions that must be made in particular moments in time.
We shouldn’t be surprised that the local churches we belong to are communities where we see vibrant manifestations of God’s power and perplexing messiness at the same time.
In Romania, the socialist ideologues focused on three spheres of influence. Here’s who they targeted and how they took over.
How should the church witness to the gospel in an age of self-expression and resisting conformity to anything outside yourself?
Church history is a treasure box, not a map. We don’t honor our forbearers by seeking to return to their times; we honor them by receiving their wisdom and learning from their victories and failures.
Our missional engagement will suffer if we see ourselves in a battle between “religion” and “secularity.”
Now that the middle identifies more with secularism than with nominal Christianity, devout Christians are taking public flak for their views.
We want our kids to be okay when they are in step with the kingdom and out of step with the world.
The World Vision decision was a tremor that warns us of a coming earthquake in which churches and leaders historically identified with evangelicalism will divide along all-too-familiar fault lines.