AR and the future of disciple making
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?
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
Why pastors can never be real
When a pastor confesses weakness to another person, he hands that person a weapon. That weapon can later be used to destroy his ministry and family. Read More
There’s no such thing as church planting
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
Should churches use air conditioning?
If we spent less on our own comfort, could give more away? Read More
All crazy, all the time
What do Donald Trump and the prosperity gospel preachers have in common? Read More
Do you worship your pastor?
I’ve talked to a lot of guys who’ve quit going to church. Their reasons vary, but a significant number fell away when they became disenchanted with their preacher. Read More
Andy Stanley’s real errors
To his credit, Stanley quickly apologized for disparaging small churches. But his comment was based on two other questionable assumptions. Read More
Why is church attendance declining – even among committed Christians?
It’s not merely nominal Christians who are putting aside weekly worship: fervent believers are becoming irregular in their church attendance, too. Read More