Conversation Like Ships in the Night

Does each and every slant, lean or concept of the emerging/emergent movement line up with the Bible or long-respected Christian tradition? Of course not.There are traditions, some long-held, we largely now find to be less core to solid biblical ex…

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What About Backup?

I do have geek tendencies, and therefore love reading about open source, cloud computing and on occasion, the varied and connected businesses having to do with the tech. industry.Tonight in reading through a lot of info. online, a thought caught m…

The New South Africa, Zimbabwe

I have gotten several emails from a bro. re. my songwriting (“Afrikaans”, Rez Band) re. South Africa. He brought out sensible points re. current black on white bloodshed there and in Zim, and I thought it good to post my response to him here. Hell…

Missional Truth?

Alistair Begg is a great speaker who often gets me thinking in a most solid direction.A friend on occasion sends me A.B.’s online devos., some great stuff.I have been doing a lot of thinking about what it means to truly be “missional” in life, in …

Norway, Amy Winehouse Tragedies

Sad, sick, miserable, shared pain and sorrow. What can I say?I pray for the people of Norway, a nation I have toured many times and truly love.What a sick, demonized -and pay attention- right-wing maniac!! How many true Christians cringe throughou…

July Growth

So many individuals, entire nations, states within the U.S. and certainly most reading this are feeling the pain of no, slow or difficult growth.Many have lost jobs, are really having to tighten up, start over, figure out how to survive much less …

Perfect Worship? Thoughts on Rev. 4

A special prayer Jesus taught His disciples to pray in response to their asking him how to pray includes the words “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”We call it “the Lord’s prayer” as it was and is His. In fact I think we can expect …

Church, House, Traditional, Radical… US!

I have been contemplating a blog about several key reasons people have begun to widely accept no-“linkage to a regular body of Christians where the Bible is taught, discussed and applied to the best of their ability.” This is that blog. Simply put…

Homelessness, Justice System Snip

My friend and colleague in ministry Jeremy (on staff at our Cornerstone Community Outreach) has written a long but worthwhile piece on homelessness. This particular snippet from it has massive implications and I encourage you to read and think it …