“Could there possibly be a way to completely banish “gray areas” from our lives and churches?” Continue reading Do Gray Areas Exist?
Within the first several centuries after Christ, there was a thriving church in North Africa. It was the home of influential church fathers like Origen, Tertullian, and Augustine. Today, it’s a completely different story… Continue reading How Will They Hear Unless We Speak Their Language?
If we are the body of Christ on earth, should His hands be clutching expensive coffee drinks? Should His feet spend their time dangling into cool blue water? Should His mouths selfishly devour excessive amounts of food? Continue reading Does God Want Us to Have Fun?
Never before have I been so quickly offended by a book. Continue reading Letters to the Church
Jesus is calling the church to uniquely display His presence in their lives. He is calling the church out of the nations and, as we go, we must call the nations into the kingdom of God. Will we hear the King’s call? Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Three)
The call to holiness is a call to separate in order to experience God’s presence. A separated people is equipped to mediate blessing to the world. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Two)
The biblical concept of separation is dynamic and possesses global implications. God intends to use separation as a means of worldwide blessing. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part One)
It was my privilege to interview Lyle about his new website as well as a topic that we are both passionate about—music. Continue reading Musical Notes with Lyle Stutzman (an interview)
“How… are we as individuals to use music as we gather to worship as a Christian community?” Continue reading The Place of Music in the Church
How could an act as private as pushing in ear buds and listening to music affect our character, much less the character of those around us? Continue reading The Place of Music in Our Relationships