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.
The Church’s Planned Parenthood moment
Planned Parenthood is under siege over government funding. The church will face a similar barrage in the not-too-distant future over its tax exempt status.
Our new moral framework (part 3 of 3)
Every Christian institution maternalizes over time. This includes Christian Universities, charities, mission organizations and of course, churches.
Our new moral framework (part 2 of 3)
Like a she-bear protecting her cubs, society mauls anyone who does or says anything that’s perceived as insensitive or unnurturing.
Church growth: are men more important than women?
When it comes to growing a church, which gender counts more?
Why informality is suddenly OK
I am curious as to why our world became so informal so fast. Why, even in my lifetime I’ve seen people stop dressing for all but the most solemn occasions. Why so many aspects of politeness have gone by the wayside. Why expediency almost always trumps “doing the right thing.”
Why gay is suddenly OK
Why have most civilizations been hostile toward homosexuality? Why does the Bible call it “an abomination?” Why is the modern world suddenly accepting this long forbidden practice? And what impact will this have on the church and its men?
How to get religion out of politics
There are only three ways to truly insulate the government from religious influence, short of making religion illegal.
Secularists doing the crazy stuff Christians used to do
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.
Thanksgiving vs. the outrage machine
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.