What Makes Church Good?

The church is not sent on a mission by God, rather God is on a mission and the church is called to join him. Don’t judge a book by its cover. Similarly, don’t judge a church by how relevant/cool their services are–this is an incomplete metric. The...

Genesis Part 1: In the Beginning….

Genesis, the first book of the Bible. Genesis has so many stories to pick and chose from but it’s the very first part that sets the stage for everything to come in the Bible and even implications on our lives today. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God...

What not to like vs love about church

…..we do not like gatherings of strangers who never meet or know each other outside of Sundays, who sit passively while virtual strangers preach and lead singing, who put up with second-rate pseudo-community under the guise of connection with each other, who...

Jesus Walks With Them

I’m not a a Kanye West fan, but I’m digging these tunes: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpzRPa1I81o] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYF7H_fpc-g] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AXbK-i45TU] To the hustlers, killers, murderers,...

Capturing Inspiration

If Jesus was right when he said that even a child could understand his message (Luke 18:16-17) then more people should be inspired to follow his dream. Unfortunately, God’s dream has been distorted. Rather than jealously pursuing justice and love, some are more...