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Reflections On the Orlando Shootings

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 02:02:36 +0000

For those of you who were Wired Jesus listeners and might still be watching this page after two years, a number of things have changed including a move to Orlando back in November to serve a new congregation. Needless to say, this weekend was horrifying and as the effect these murders of LGBTQ people in […]



Richard Rohr’s Meditation: Incarnation instead of Atonement

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:50:32 +0000

Source: Richard Rohr’s Meditation: Incarnation instead of Atonement A short but rather profound reflection on the meaning of the Incarnation versus atonement theologies. If I might say, the Franciscans are quite Lutheran in their theology.



Dear Church, Here’s Why People Are Really Leaving You

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:59:54 +0000

A hard, honest look at why people are really walking away from church. Source: Dear Church, Here’s Why People Are Really Leaving You An honest and sobering appraisal of the 21st Century Church. Baby Boomer contemporary has run its course. The tight binding of tradition and doctrine of 19th Century Revivalism and decision theology survives […]



Why I Go To Church Even When I Don’t Feel Like It | RELEVANT Magazine

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 20:05:22 +0000

What leaving and returning taught me about church. Source: Why I Go To Church Even When I Don’t Feel Like It | RELEVANT Magazine



Stop Waiting for Your Church to ‘Feed’ You | RELEVANT Magazine

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 02:46:22 +0000

Discover the real purpose of church. Source: Stop Waiting for Your Church to ‘Feed’ You | RELEVANT Magazine Its one of the most tired excuses pastors are given but this is good reflection on how we can better address it and raise up mature Christians. But it all flies in the face of our culture […]



Ministry Matters™ | Why many welcoming churches are dying churches

Sat, 02 Jan 2016 20:10:44 +0000

I was listening to a sports radio show on my way to church one morning. The two DJs were doing their usual bit of asking each other trivia questions. One of the DJs asked… Source: Ministry Matters™ | Why many welcoming churches are dying churches Welcoming is a passive activity, the “Field of Dreams” approach […]



Are We Finally Witnessing The Death Of Christianity In America? | Zack Hunt

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:54:59 +0000

Several months ago, a Pew Research study sparked what almost seemed like shouts of glee from those eager to declare the impending death of Christianity in America. According to the report, Source: Are We Finally Witnessing The Death Of Christianity In America? | Zack Hunt Food for thought.



Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:30:33 +0000

It wasn’t Professor Plum in the Library with the Candlestick. So what killed Twitter? Source: Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium A very insightful peaces on the loss of civility, that social media has produces a more abusive and less free society. The broader implications are […]



7 Churches Jesus Did Not Die For

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:26:53 +0000

“Unless these churches make some renovations, they will eventually be empty.” Source: 7 Churches Jesus Did Not Die For A helpful reminder that the church is not the latest fad or a generational preservation society. “You see, when Jesus died for the church, he died for men and women who would function as his hands […]



3 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and 5 Things We Can Do to Help the Church Move On

Sat, 05 Sep 2015 14:12:55 +0000

Source: 3 Reasons Contemporary Worship IS Declining, and 5 Things We Can Do to Help the Church Move On Its interesting how the above 50 crowd still thinks “contemporary” worship is where it at to attract “young people.” Mainline congregations are aging and yet in their tradition, they have one of the things that Millennials […]