Tear Jerking Worship

Picture it: the sudden crescendo before the chorus, the key change after the bridge, the endlessly repeating final line combining to form emotional tactics musicians use to elicit responses from a crowd. In a concert you feel connected to the music and everyone around...

A Church Without Adventure is Dead

The loss of spiritual adventure produces a (somewhat distorted sense of what it means to be in the Way of Jesus–we become bored Christians acquiescing to the lame dictates of a mediocre life, sensing that we are missing out on something important but not willing...

Sparking Curiosity

An early adopter seeks out new ideas and makes them work. An adapter, on the other hand, puts up with what he has to, begrudgingly. One is offense, the other is defense. One requires the spark of curiosity, the other is associated with fear, or at least hassle....

How Do We Achieve Balance in Life?

Having trouble balancing the demands of life? Not enough time to do the things you believe are important? Getting stressed out cause you have to juggle too much stuff? Do you think there’s a trick to make things ‘work’? Balancing life is usually a...

Where have all the innovators gone?

Where have all the innovators gone? The church, or rather church communities, are supposed to be social innovators. They are supposed to be dreamers reaching out beyond themselves and into the needs of the community and world around. Innovators provide answers to a...