Links for your weekend reading:
You can’t stay away from regular gathering with the church and claim to be part of the Church.
Leaving a church is hard. Don’t make it harder by doing it badly.
We enter into a church plant or pastoral ministry with a dream in mind. But do we have an equally clear set of goals for who we are to become as we stare down the barrel of a new gospel work?
I love encouraging people to read weighty, worthy, readable Christian books. I have said many times, Read! Read! Read! But beware of wasting your time on theological foam and suds.
We can point out our disagreement with Chau, and I will address those, but many Christians need to really decide if they can say, “I actually believe what is offensive to many today — I really believe that the world needs Jesus. And, I am OK that you think me a fool for believing that.”
This is wartime. Don’t take the armor off.