How to not be a hypocrite in 2015

By David Murrow on December 30, 2014

As we enter 2015, I’d like to suggest a simple, 100% effective way to avoid becoming a hypocrite.

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Why we blame institutions (including church) for everything

By David Murrow on December 23, 2014

In the past fifty years our collective understanding of liability has changed radically. We used to blame individuals when things went bad – now we blame institutions. And that has serious implications for the church – because, whether we like it or not, the church is one of Western civilization’s bedrock institutions.

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Archery-based church targets men

By David Murrow on December 16, 2014

What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church?

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Stop telling me to fall in love with Jesus

By David Murrow on December 9, 2014

When I think of my faith, I do not see it as a love affair. I don’t envision myself sitting across a table in a candlelit restaurant, staring into Jesus’ eyes, casually flirting with him. I don’t picture myself walking hand-in-hand on a beach, opening a love note from Jesus, or climbing into bed next to him.

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Secularists doing the crazy stuff Christians used to do

By David Murrow on December 3, 2014

Christians used to do some pretty crazy stuff. But in the past few years I’ve noticed the tables turning — secularists are now doing the nutty things religious zealots used to do.

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Thanksgiving vs. the outrage machine

By David Murrow on November 26, 2014

The media is becoming one giant, seething outrage machine. It’s making it harder for us to be thankful for all we’ve been given.

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Black Friday special: free DVDs until Thanksgiving

By David Murrow on November 19, 2014

This DVD has been used by thousands of church leaders around the world. It’s a wake up call that helps congregations realize why it’s so important to reach more men and boys.

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How men became scary

By David Murrow on November 13, 2014

There was a time when it was considered normal for men to interact with children they did not know in public settings. Today we’d see such a man as a potential pedophile or pervert. How did men become scary?

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Marriage will be ruled unconstitutional

By David Murrow on November 4, 2014

There’s a growing movement in our country to scrap marriage altogether, or to privatize the institution – allowing couples to draft legal contracts that specify the terms of their unions. How will the church and its men respond?

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Why holiday services bore men to death

By David Murrow on October 28, 2014

The typical Christmas/Easter/Mother’s Day lineup all but guarantees that men will find nothing compelling during their visit to church. Holiday worship services reinforce the male belief that Christianity is for women and children.

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