If there is anything that is exposed quicker in this time, it is the American Christian lack of discernment. Somehow we act like discernment is some gift of the Spirit… you either have it or you don’t. To which I simply scream: GROW UP. PLEASE! If you want to believe that some secret lab createdContinue reading “Crazy conspiracy theories in the time of coronavirus”
This will be a political post. Skip it if you don’t want to get mad.
In Italy it is incredibly difficult to go through this time and NOT have the Body of Christ. Ministering in this time is incredibly difficult as well. This picture captivates me and represents that struggle in this time. The story is HERE.
This is a long interview, but it is needed. A young family grieves. A 42 year old father and husband is lost to coronavirus. Listen… and then stay HOME, folks.
A few black pastors I’ve talked to highlight a tough issue. While predominately white churches can somewhat easily ramp up an online presence, and others have easily had an online presence for years, traditionally ethnic churches have struggled. New churches among ethnic church plants are also struggling. We also need to think through what isContinue reading “Challenges for ethnic churches and asking what is ahead in the time of coronavirus”
It may very well be that the entire month of April will be more “social distancing.” Many states have “stay at home” orders in place, working hard to force social distancing so the virus can’t keep spreading.
N T Wright brings such thoughtfulness to his writing and this piece is a must read in our time. We think that surely our faith brings answers to big questions like these. Wright’s contention is this: Christianity isn’t supposed to do that.
When doing online church… minimize actual flames near you.
When going live for online worship and you’re doing it to an empty room in front of you… remember that stage decorations just don’t matter… and sometimes they attack!