Because of the response that Christianity Today received on their blog, Out of Ur, they've asked me to do a follow-up to the pirate post. Here are their questions and my responses. Hopefully this keeps the conversation going! CT: Some people are taking issue with the idea that a pastor’s sheep can be stolen because, they say, the sheep really belong to Christ. Where does the church member’s loyalty reside—with Christ, the church, the ...
Thank you to Christianity Today for picking up the conversation! Check it out here.
This weekend we kicked off the One Prayer series as I shared my one prayer for the Church. If you missed it, check it out here. I was amazed and humbled to see lives change as many people stepped over the line of faith and trusted Christ with their eternity. And I can't wait to see what else God has in store over the next few weeks!
You saw the photo...here's the video of our trip to Cabo. What an amazing time!
Here's just a glimpse at what our brand new camp in East Texas will have to offer... I can't wait to see the change in future generations and leaders that emerges out of this place!
Lisa and I really enjoyed the opportunities we had to speak at two churches this past weekend in Mexico--Cabo English Church and Redes Christian Church. Thanks, Pastor Mike and Pastor Valdir!
This is something I've wanted to blog about for a while. I also wanted the staff at Fellowship to hear it. So I filmed this in front of them...I can't wait to hear your responses!
Here's a look at what we did this weekend and what I'm looking forward to over the next several weeks!
It was awesome to have Craig and Amy Groeschel at our Marriage Retreat the past few days. And I can't wait to see all that happens as a result of this summer's One Prayer series. Check back here for more details!
This has got to be one of the most hilarious times of the year, because it's the time of year when different magazines and websites come out with their reported "Fastest Growing" or "Top 100 Most Attended" churches in America.When I see these lists I have to laugh, because there are only a handful of churches that count accurately. Only in the church world do we get away with this. I don't know why we lie about our numbers so ...