Category Archives: Missions

Jesus may love you, but we sure don’t…

I’m sorry. I was eavesdropping on a conversation at Starbucks. Two men were talking behind my back, one much louder than the other. As Loud Man trespassed my sonic space box, I heard him say, “I lit him up!” Tell … Continue reading

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The Myth of “the Average Church”

“Ewww. This is nasty! Try some!” We all have that one friend, don’t we? And if we also have a smidge of morbid curiosity, we’ve joined them in one too many misadventures. It’s kind of funny when we’re visiting an ethnic … Continue reading

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So You’re Done with Church…

What is church? Who knows anymore? We all know it’s not a building, it’s people (even if we refer to some buildings as “churches” in our colloquial shorthand). But whatever else church is, one thing’s clear: plenty of people are done with … Continue reading

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Jesus and Homosexuality

It’s truly one of the most ignorant statements I’ve read this year. And I’ve read some doozeys. I’ve actually read this statement many times before, and there was a time when I agreed with it. But then a patient pastor friend … Continue reading

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Keeping the Main Thing (on the Silence of the Blog)

According to the experts, strange things happen when we fall in love. We can’t eat, can’t sleep, and sometimes can’t even breathe. And we’re OK with that. Our basic needs surrender to the overwhelming power of desire. Things we used … Continue reading

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Music and Missions

To those who know me, it is no secret that I am passionate about at least two things: music and missions. When I was a freshman in college, the Lord filled my heart with a desire for missions that has … Continue reading

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Does God Care About Ninevite Kids?

So, there was this pastor in Tennessee who was going through his mail on a Monday morning. Preachers always get a lot of ministry junk mail in addition to the normal kind everyone else gets. New curricula, new seminars, new … Continue reading

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