Bill Hybels Retires Early

So, one of my biggest heroes in the church world has fallen. Check it out here.   "fallen" should be in quotes, because I'm not certain (how can I be) that the situation has been reported fairly, but other Christian leaders who have earned my trust have stepped up to state that they are very … Continue reading Bill Hybels Retires Early


More Like Pharisees.

Ugh. It turns out that we are more like pharisees than we are like Jesus. Barna proves it here. (Click for the study.) It's easy to just belly-ache and complain about how awful Christians are, but let's try something constructive. First, go read the parable of the prodigal son (so called). Imagine that you are … Continue reading More Like Pharisees.

“Good Riddance”

There are a number of articles floating around about the recent Pew Research study that supposedly shows that Christianity is declining. It's not a surprise to those of us who work in the church, but here's some interesting thoughts from this article. You’d think this news would concern those who care about the American church. … Continue reading “Good Riddance”

All Things New

So, this weekend I am just sitting by and worshipping while others take the platform and lead... for the last time for a while... Watching and listening from the back in a place where very few people know much about me yet. New beginnings are interesting. I've been blessed to encounter more than a few … Continue reading All Things New