Your Church can’t become Missional

Missional is not another word for outreach, it is not a program you add, and it is not something you choose people to do. It is the ethos of a community. A driving force of a missional church is the belief that God has gone before them, is present, active, and inviting the church into…

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Evolution has space in Scripture

Very astute observations about how we can manipulate the Bible by asking questions that are assumed today, that the authors of the text weren’t addressing. This is part of the reason why many fundamentalists assume Evolution to be untrue, and why they mis-understand the beginning and end of time (in my opinion – obviously since…

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Why I Don’t Care about your Calling

There’s excitement as people discover, discern, and accept their life calling. Yet if life were a single day this would equate to little more than putting on a single sock. You have not yet reached the door, and have the majority of the real work ahead. With this perspective we can accept our calling as a critical step…

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Honest Realizations: Being Meaningful to Someone

The ministry/missionary world is immersed and exists within a single verse from the Apostle Paul – 1 Corinthians 9:20-23 (full passage below). It’s the passage where he talks about becoming all things to all people so that he might save some of them. This weekend that passage was weighing on me as I dreamt of…

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