Leadership in today’s society is such a hot-button issue. Our society is so polarized that leaders are loved by half the population and hated by the other half. On any scale, large or small, people seem to always find things to complain about when it comes to leaders in society. In sports, the greatest athletes … More A Desire for More Pastors, Not Necessarily Preachers
Disclaimer: I am not a musical expert. The opinions I give are just my thoughts as a listener. The passages and theological observations made are what run through my mind when I listen. I have not spoken to the author regarding his or her theological convictions. Introduction: I was introduced to this song through a fellow … More Music Monday: “Christ is Mine Forevermore” by City Alight
We live in a society that values customization. Almost everything you buy can be customized to your particular liking. While this is great on one end, I fear that the tailor fit mentality can often times be imported into a Christian’s thought pattern when considering a local church. There is a danger in “customizing” our … More Two Churches, One Christian?
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the 9 Marks Weekender at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Below are some of my reflections from the conference. I share to encourage and to record my thoughts and reactions from the Weekender. The entire conference itself was edifying. There were many things that Pillar Bible … More 9 Marks Weekender Reflections
This is the third point to the sermon I preached regarding the qualities of missions-minded church. First, the missions-minded church is a diversely gifted church (v. 1). Second, the missions-minded church is a Spirit-led church (v. 2). Finally, we see that a missions-minded church is a sending church (v. 3). A local church’s commitment to … More Learning to Say Goodbye: The Sending Church (Acts 13:1–3)