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3 Musts for the Post-COVID Church

March 23, 2021

As more and more people get vaccinated, state and local officials will begin to ease up on mask mandates and other restrictions associated with COVID-19. Churches will also make changes to their policies, and we will begin a new normal. Life will not be what it once was. It is impossible to pick up where […]

6 Things to Remember When Reaching Out to Millennials and Gen Z

March 3, 2021

There have always been tensions between generations. One generation does things one way, and the next generation decides they will do it differently. Christians are especially concerned with younger generations because a large portion of them are leaving the faith and not coming back. Like the generations before them, they see the world differently than […]

Honor Everyone

January 15, 2021

“Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone.” (1 Peter 2:16-17) One of the most disturbing recent trends in our culture is a total lack of respect for others. Sometimes, this comes from a place of selfishness. When we become […]

If Our Kids Would Say…

December 31, 2020

“We were in church every time the doors were open.” I have heard this sentence or something like it many times in my life. I have heard it uttered by Christians and townspeople in describing their upbringing. I have even heard it in some interviews with actors and musicians detailing the culture in which they […]

Are You Ruining Your Christian Witness?

October 19, 2020

“You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.” (Matthew 7:5) Hypocrisy is a subject Jesus warns against on multiple occasions. He mentions it four times in the Sermon on the Mount. Christians are not to be hypocrites. […]

Political Divisions and the Kingdom of God

September 28, 2020

“And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the kingdom be left to another people. It shall break in pieces all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, and it shall stand forever.” (Daniel 2:44) It pains me to […]

The Problem With Politics

September 21, 2020

We are a staunchly divided nation. One of the reasons we find ourselves in the situation we are now in is because we have abandoned fairness and decency in the public square. Being a public servant is no longer about doing what is right. Long gone are the days of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. […]

5 Ways the Church Survives in a Secular Age

September 15, 2020

We are living in what Charles Taylor calls a secular age. Many of the changes that have caused us to arrive at this point have happened slowly over 500 years. We often do not realize the extent to which we have embraced the secular. It is in the air we breathe. It is everywhere. We […]

Thinking Rightly of Others

July 9, 2020

“For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made […]

5 Questions on Race Relations in America

June 3, 2020