Tale #8 – The Obligatory Mars Hill Discussion

Anytime folks in the Christian community want to talk about culture, and how to harness culture to share and explore God – they cite Mars Hill. A quick google search will show you sermons, videos, and a cavalcade of organizations that claim the name of that rock in Greece. But … Continue reading

Bezalel’s Calling – Expanding on gifts, ministry, and expectations

An important lesson I learned in seminary is that no one can come to the Bible without bias. He stood before the class and said “I am a white, Anglo-Saxon, male from America. Alone, I can only read [the Bible] as a white, Anglo-Saxon, male from America.” The goal of that statement was … Continue reading

Playing the Long Game: The Cost of Relational Evangelism

There have been two points in my history that have defined my personal philosophy of evangelism. Oddly enough – they don’t involve studying under great evangelists or being mentored by great men and women of God. They include a conversation with a friend of mine who still struggles with putting … Continue reading