Ghandi’s Seven Social Sins

Ghandi may have known more about building a healthy church culture than most American pastors.

Call it What it Is

I’ve had people commit offenses against me and rather than admit that their actions were hurtful, they would turn on the charm or try to be extra helpful. It doesn’t work for me. I suspect that wouldn’t work for you either and I know it doesn’t work for God. To confess means to speak the …

Tuning Out Community

Last week while driving home, something I heard on the Christian radio station troubled me again.  “You’ve found a place to connect.” a male voice said.  Don’t ask me who the voice belonged to. I don’t know. If I did know the name of the announcer, I probably wouldn’t recognize him on the street. If …

Good Church

Here’s another quote from Everyday Church by Chester and Timmis: We often talk of a “good church.” When people move to a new area, we may commend a local church as a “good church,” but what criteria do we use to make such an assessment? Preaching? Youth work? Music? For Peter a good church is …