Apr 07, 2014
I served as a pastor of a thriving American mega church for 10 years with all the bells and whistles: multiple services, building campaigns, giant screens, stage lighting, and a staff of more than 50 members. But like so many of my generation, I began to feel a growing sense of unrest about the focus of our programs. Too much energy was put on attracting the community to our church facilities, rather than getting our church people into the community.
Rather than offer yet another rant/diatribe that I would have to inevitably follow up with a disclaimer about my view not necessarily being the official position of Christian Associates, I'd just like to offer up some relevant questions that relate to the idea about "labels," particularly in the charity/nonprofit sector.
Mar 24, 2014
Some time ago,I picked up the original scroll version of Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road, “the legendary first draft – rougher, wilder, and racier than the 1957 edition,” as the front cover states. I’d like to say that I bought this particular edition because ...
Mar 12, 2014
Honestly, I quite often come to conclusions about the actions or motives of others with absolutely no understanding of their situation. But I don't want to live this way. I need a pathway, a bridge to help me get from critical to compassionate. Maybe you need one too.