God must have had a lot of confidence in you to put you on the planet at just this time... Jesus doesn't slam you either for your doubts, your fears,
We can settle for our imaginations, our plans, and our dreams. In fact, I think the North American church has done just that. We have the best churches people can
A person who claims to be a follower of Jesus claims to have a relationship with him. This means they know him, and not just about him. Yet we have
The first Reformation was about freeing the church. The new Reformation is about freeing God’s people from the church (the institution).People outside the church bubble are not waking up on
Selected quotes from The Present Future by Reggie McNeal
Church growth advocates argued that growth was a sign of life and was anticipated and even expected by God.A lot of "growth"
As we journey through our Summer Book Discussion, each week I'd like to share a few quotes from The Present Future, by Reggie McNeal, along with some questions to stir
Our fellowship is beautifully diverse racially, ethnically, socially, economically, educationally, financially, generationally, and in church traditions. We have so much to learn from each other and so many ways to
For most of us, our only experience with fruit is going to the grocery store and buying it. We eat it because it tastes good and is good for us.
Last week, your pastoral staff gathered with our Cooperative Baptist Fellowship family from all across our country and all across our world. Pastors, chaplains, ministry leaders, field personnel, and lay