A while ago I read and reviewed a book by Michael Free that sought to integrate the teachings of Jesus with the practice of cognitive behavioural therapy. I have been asked a couple of times about my take on the
Why does your church have a bank account? No, really. Why? I know that it may sound absurd to even ask this
Our church, especially in the lands that have historically been identified as “Christian”, is beginning to see the first hints of a turning point. As our modern society continues to move further and further from our religious roots, churches
What I love about the Old Testament is the way that it weaves this one cohesive epic that spans thousands of years. Parts of the story are told by a diverse group of authors and are brought to life using
There is one phenomenon regarding the current generations that is becoming more and more evident to me with the passing of time. And, the more that I become aware of it the more I see its fruit everywhere I look.
I know quite a few people who are, shall we say, dissatisfied with their current job. And, of course, the reasons for this tend to vary from situation to situation, but the fact still remains that not everyone is fond
Do you like reality TV? Personally I am not a fan, but that really isn’t relevant to our discussion. Now, I realize that television did not exist in the time period around 1400 BC and 1300
I must confess that as I sat in church this crisp March morning, somewhere partway through the first point of Pastor Jason’s message, my eyes began to glaze over. Was I tired? No. Was I bored or disinterested? Also, no.
What do you know? Can you expound upon it? …define it? …defend it? Because when I come across those who declare their allegiance to an idea, philosophy or way of life and yet seem to be found wanting of the
I think that most people would agree that the modern church needs to be relevant to the culture that surrounds it. People have issues. People have pain. People have questions. People live messy lives and are in desperate need of