In 1965, Bill Bright wrote the tract Four Spiritual Laws. It’s hard for us to believe this, but in its day it was a powerful and releavant tool for explaining the Gospel to people. In an America in where religious education was part of the public school education, it was based on a presupposition that…… Continue reading The New Four Spiritual Laws
I was reading a couple ministry blogs this morning who were talking about worship services they either produce or visited. I don’t need to link to them as they are easy enough to find. Now that we go to a church with zero theatrics… and new people still come, and people still worship, and people…… Continue reading How come?
The second lie of youth ministry is that it is all about discipleship. This is a lie which starts with bad hermeneutics, continues with training built around selective theology, and is encouraged by inward looking church leaders. Here’s how this lie plays out. Most youth ministers are wholly focused on building the size of their…… Continue reading Lies of Youth Ministry, part 2