The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

Share “The elephant in the room” of the modern evangelical church is this–in spite of sincere efforts to convert the culture to our side, we’ve managed to alienate most of it, including a sizable number of our children, friends, and neighbors. At the...
Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness

Share Don’t just sit there, do something! God did not rest on the seventh day because he needed a nap, but because He wanted us to continue His work of creation. God did not put us here to rest but to work. Before Jesus left, He commanded His disciples to...
Evangelicals and the Cult of Personality

Evangelicals and the Cult of Personality

Share Recently, I received an email about  another scandal in a well-known megachurch.  It’s pastor was accused of marital infidelity and sexual abuse by several women. This revelation was followed by the usual round of people defending the women, and other...
Submission and Action

Submission and Action

Share In the 2009 film The Way, Martin Sheen plays a man whose son died while walking the Way of St. James–the five-hundred-mile pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Though the father is not religious, he decides to honor his son by...