AR and the future of disciple making

By David Murrow on July 12, 2016

Pokémon Go is a silly little game that has become one of the most popular pastimes on planet earth in less than a week. I’m not all that excited about the game — but I am intrigued by the technology behind it, and its potential to train disciples.

Read More

Should churches boast?

By David Murrow on June 29, 2016

Should churches loudly proclaim what God is doing in their midst? Or should they keep quiet about their good works – for fear of becoming prideful?

Read More

A leftist idea that could lead to a ministry explosion

By David Murrow on June 8, 2016

Liberals may unwittingly set off the greatest evangelistic explosion since Pentecost.

Read More

There’s no such thing as church planting

By David Murrow on May 5, 2016

Let me point out something that should be obvious: you can’t plant a church. All you can do is plant a worship service – and hope that a church grows out of it.

Read More

Youth group: why not put the boys in charge?

By David Murrow on February 29, 2016

Why did these boys come week after week? Not because of my superior leadership skills. I’m sure of that – because I wasn’t leading.

Read More

Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 3 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 23, 2016

A successful men’s retreat begins well in advance – by organizing men into teams. Build relationships and team identity long before the retreat begins. Help the men bond by issuing team challenges throughout the weekend. And keep the team structure and point system going after the retreat concludes.

Read More

Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 2 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 17, 2016

The most valuable thing a man can take away from a retreat is a group of men he continues to hang out with after the retreat is over.

Read More

Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 1 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 10, 2016

I’m going to use my next three blog entries to lay out a plan for a different kind of men’s retreat. This week we’ll look at how we might call and organize men into teams before the retreat takes place.

Read More

Motivate men — promise risk and reward

By David Murrow on January 26, 2016

Jesus did not shy away from the promise of reward. He did not worry that he might appeal to the flesh. He showed us that it’s perfectly healthy to motivate men by helping them understand the rewards they accumulate when they serve the kingdom of God.

Read More

How we screen young men out of church

By David Murrow on December 8, 2015

Children of every kind come into the church. They are screened through children’s ministry and youth ministry. These programs remove the ones who are poorly suited to church culture.

Read More

Categories

Archives

Terms of Service Patheos Privacy Policy