Part 1 Last week, NorthPoint young adult pastor Sammy Adebiyi wrote an article that was published on ChurchLeaders.com which offended some people. In fairness, he was very gracious as comments flowed in pointing out the many flaws in his post. In radio, I’d call this post “shock jock material.” He called a bunch of people…… Continue reading Dear Megachurch: Adam’s list…
Last night my friend Gavin Richardson posted an interesting quandary on Twitter. To paraphrase, “Why is it that in some parts of the world people die trying to go to church while here in the states megachurches are canceling services because they did a big service Christmas eve?” Here was my response, “Easy. It’s a…… Continue reading Megachurches canceling services today?
I guess this diagram is rather self-explanatory, eh? Over the last 4-5 months I’ve had several conversations in which the discussion centered on this diagram. So I submit it to you to chew on. Thoughts? If you are seeing the same thing, what are the plusses and minuses of this trend? If you think I’m…… Continue reading Medium-sized church crisis
There are a lot of responses to megachurches. You know, these are the really big churches in our country… some of them with more than 10,000 weekly attendees. One thing I’ve noticed is that Christians have a fascination with these places. Willow Creek, Saddleback, North Point, Lakewood, etc. It seems as though everyone has an…… Continue reading 3 common responses to Megachurches