In the modern culture war surrounding homosexuality, evangelicals should adopt a more constructive and “grassroots” strategy as modeled by the pro-life movement.
If we include only the young, the hip, or the attractive in leading worship, or if we attract only young families with children in our promotions and programs, we may send a tacit, unwelcoming message to those outside the target zone.
As churches grow, and in our day expand to multiple sites, the dynamics of “culture keeping” are becoming more critical than ever.
Real drama is real life, lived in view of the created order: love, sin, desperation, judgment, hope, and restoration. Les Misérables captures it well.
Sermons should be devoted to expounding scripture, not commenting on current events
Do the Denver Broncos win because Tim Tebow is a Christian?
Do churches serve the same function as the Plastic Surgery Center? Do churches focus primarily on enhancing external appearances?
In the aftermath of the tragic shooting in Tucson, pundits and politicians have called for a return to civility in public discourse. In his recent column in The New York Times, however, David Brooks observes that, at its core, civility is rooted in theological truth: “The problem is that over the past 40 years or so we have gone from … Read More