Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

A month or so ago, author Don Miller stirred up quite a bit of internet reaction with a blog post about church and its value.  Many people responded, including Miller himself trying to clarify some of his thoughts.  Not all the conversation was helpful.  But I thought Ed Stetzer did a good job responding.  Hopefully […]

7 Ways Christians Should Behave Online

Some interesting and timely thoughts about how we engage with our world from Ron Edmondson’s “7 Ways Christians Should Behave Online.” “Still, it disturbs me some of the ways I see Christians respond on social media. I can post one thing … whether serious or not … and I do use humor intentionally as a part […]

Reading Books So You Don’t Have To!

I enjoy the writing of Gordon Macdonald – his book “A Resilient Life” is worth anybody’s time but that’s a different blog.  So awhile back when I discovered that he was writing about Leadership Development/ Discipleship I was interested.   The book in question is “Going Deep.”  It is a fictional account of a church […]

Cynicism Doesn’t Reach a Lost World

It’s always good to have our attitudes challenged a bit and Ed Stetzer’s “Monday is for Missiology: Cynicism Doesn’t Reach a Lost World” did just that for me.   Click here to read “Monday is for Missiology: Cynicism Doesn’t Reach a Lost World.” Cec reCl

Hard Words

This week’s blog post by Ron Edmondson entitled “Hard Words I’d Say to Every Pastor” provides food for thought for pastors (and maybe some issues you need to sort through with a trusted friend) and food for prayer for those who care about their pastor. Click here for to read “Hard Words I’d Say to […]

Church, Make Room for Young Leaders

This week I am sharing a blog post by David Mathis entitled “Church, Make Room for Young Leaders.”   David shares some interesting thoughts on an issue raised by the FMCiC’s recent church health survey  – specifically the question about leaders under the age of 35. Click here to read “Church, Make Room for Young […]

Something New and Healthy!

So here is something new; actually a couple of things. New thing number one: Church Health Thursday.  With the help of my friend Alison McKinnon, we are going to provide you with a link on Facebook to an article or blog post or something every Thursday.  My hope is that these posts will give us […]