Small Group Discussion: What is a Healthy Church Member?

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?

Book Review: Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley

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

Book Review: “Why Bother with Church?” by Sam Allberry

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