Social distancing is now a household term. The CA government is recommending that we “stay at home” except for essential work and necessities. Churches everywhere are suspending their services or utilizing technology as a means of continuing communication with their members in this time of crisis. So how do we serve the church without seeing … More Serving Your Church During the “Stay at Home” Order
Every Saturday morning I meet with a group of some of our church’s young men. Normally, I pick a topic and we read through some selected passages to discuss the text and some practical applications (it is a sort of informal use of the Swedish method of Bible study). A few weeks ago I asked … More Small Group Discussion: What is a Healthy Church Member?
We posted the General Sessions earlier, and now we have the breakout sessions up. Take a listen to these and let us know what you think! Here is the link: The Veritas Conference 2016
Dealing with problem people in the church is the experience of all pastors, leaders, and congregations. Since difficult people are all too common in the church today, Christians have wondered how to best approach and help them. Marshall Shelley’s “Well-Intentioned Dragons” seeks to be that help. Shelley uses a strong metaphor of a dragon to … More Book Review: Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley
This year, this short booklet was given as one of the free books at Shepherds’ Conference. I was delighted to see a book on ecclesiology and thought it’d be a great to give a short book review. Here are my thoughts on Sam Allbery’s, “Why Bother with Church: And Other Questions about Why You Need … More Book Review: “Why Bother with Church?” by Sam Allberry