You Need a Group

Our church’s mission is to connect people with God, connect people with people, and connect people with service. Of that triad, the second ties the first and last together. God did not just create us as individuals, he created us as relational beings to enjoy community. When Adam was made, God said, “It is not […]

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Should We Be Weird?

I read a blog post a couple of weeks ago titled, Church Growth Strategy: Be Weird. The title did what it intended to do, it got my attention. Actually, it was a review of a book that I’ve since ordered, Destroyer of the gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World. In it, Larry Hurtado, of the University […]

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Pray Like Jesus

Jesus’ disciples had been amazed at a lot of things about Jesus. They were blown away by his miracles. But they never asked him to teach them how to do miracles. They were astonished by his teaching as he captivated crowds of thousands. Yet they never asked him to teach them how to preach.  But […]

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