Maybe the best way to reach young adults, and by reach I really mean attract, transform, and equip, is to plant and lead un-millennial churches.
Lord, have mercy if our churches are borrowing strategies from the cult of “the next thing.”
Grace, in part, is a linguistic category. It is not only works done for us; it’s also words spoken to us.
The sugar crash after eating too much candy is strikingly analogous to some experiences with Christianity.
The human spirit, to be healthy as God intended it to be, cannot veg-out inside our bodies with its feet kicked up.
Pastors, let your church know they should listen to your sermons with one ear to the pulpit and one ear to the heavens.
Does your preaching simply mention Jesus, or does it portray him?
Can you hear Jesus advocating for you before the throne?
As modern life runs ever faster on fiber optics and high-speed internet, redemptive history continues to load thoughtfully, pensively, and slowly.
Jesus' work on the cross was empirically a failure, but invisibly, it was redemption's greatest success.
The victory over the fight against sin is not at root due to the muscle of self-control.
Writing about the difficulty of pastoral ministry probably won’t ease the difficulty of pastoral ministry, but it will remind us that God has matured us more than we have measured.
When God’s people gather together for worship, the next generation’s eyes are wide open.