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.
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.
Youth group: why not put the boys in charge?
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.
Removing barriers that keep young men out of church
If we want more men in church 20 years from now we must start today – by rethinking how we raise boys in the faith.
How the sexual purity movement drives young men from church
Guys want frank, biblical teaching when it comes to sex and relationships. They don’t want “the yeast of the Pharisees.”
Comedy: the key to reaching young men?
Prediction: the next Billy Graham will be a comedian.
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?
Is self-esteem wrecking church attendance?
A generation bathed in self-esteem is having a hard time integrating into institutional Christianity.
Why we blame institutions (including church) for everything
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.
Archery-based church targets men
What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church?