5 tips for engaging students on a Sunday morning

Newsflash. It can sometimes be difficult to connect with a teenager at church. Our culture does a lot to communicate to us that teenagers and adults shouldn’t engage with one another. As adults we think, “What could I have in common with a 14 year old?” And teenagers assume that adults don’t really want to…… Continue reading 5 tips for engaging students on a Sunday morning

Helping Dan feel human

“Can you help me with my bike? My wrist is broken!” I barely heard the question. But speaking over This American Life was the voice of a man on the platform struggling to get his bicycle up the stairs and onto the trolley. With my bike pinning me against the retractable wheelchair lift on the ancient,…… Continue reading Helping Dan feel human

The church is shifting

Last weekend I had the opportunity to meet a ton of people for the first time. Convention attendees, authors, speakers, and ministry leaders from across the US. And it was interesting because there was a phenomenon among the conversations that I found fascinating. Somewhere in the conversation there would always be this thread of “do…… Continue reading The church is shifting