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Hope For Lonely Christians


We are a lonely bunch. Only slightly more than 1 in 4 Americans (27%) have a close group of friends according to a recent UCLA study. And less than 1 in 4 Americans… Continue reading

These Letters and Text Messages Don’t Belong In Church!


What’s better than a form letter signed by the pastor? A form text…or so say the church growth gurus. If preacher upfront hopes to see those smiling guests become well worn church members,… Continue reading

Tin Men: Reclaiming and Defending Biblical Deacons


The image of gracefully-worn men sitting in bruised leather chairs critically discussing their pastor’s new-fangled ideas has increasingly come to define the office of deacon. The office has lost its gospel shine over… Continue reading