Living the Gospel Physically

Permissiveness prevails in the church today. Obedience is mostly viewed spiritually, rarely physically manifesting itself. It’s almost a foreign concept today that walking with Jesus would mean be tied to physical obedience. We’ve cheapened a relationship with Jesus down to the point where we aren’t really asking new followers of Jesus to do anything more…… Continue reading Living the Gospel Physically

Moving towards the polite middle

As I think about the church and the 5%-10% of people we reach in the community I wonder where we fall on the bell curve. Something tells me that it looks a little like this. I wonder if the positions we take attracts, appeals to, and connects a certain type of people? And I wonder…… Continue reading Moving towards the polite middle

Making the Bible Accessible

“The Bible isn’t for people outside of the church to understand. So it isn’t your place to make the Gospel accessible.” That may be the dumbest quote I’ve ever heard in relation to using sound missiological principles to reach a dead and dying people group. And yet, this quote apparently came from the mouths of…… Continue reading Making the Bible Accessible