A strong Temple (megachurch) supports a network of Tents (smaller churches), adapts their creative achievements, and scales them up to effective witnesses to Christ in their context. But will they?
Archives for March 2014
Is your church creating stock online? Or is it just going with the flow? Both are necessary for online engagement, but one is more important–and transformative for your ministry!
Using the metaphor of a three-act play, one can categorize churches and pastors in ways that reveal differences, strengths, and possible friction points.
The powerlessness of hospitality contrasts deeply with the power-over methods of evangelism that this blog finds problematic.
A Sodomite isn’t someone who is gay but is someone who is inhospitable to those completely different from you.
Great short video explaining the basics of Open Source using LEGOs…so awesome!
The secret’s out in my local congregation: I’m a nerd. So much so that now my own church members (some of whom are unaware of this blog) are sending me geeky theological stuff. Excellent! A church member sent me a link to Althan – Prayer Timings and Tracking, which is an app for our Muslim friends […]
The large churches in America are starting to reflect Caesar’s values rather than Christ’s values over the use of power.
Are Bishops supposed to reflect their culture’s norms or are they called to push cultures to become more just?
A 1966 sermon gives the answer to why the church didn’t recite the Creed every Sunday, and its findings are applicable to today.