Still Politicked?

Posted on October 24, 2008

Politicked had a huge impact on our church! And with the presidential vote is just around the corner, I want that to spread to as many people as possible. Everyone needs to hear God's truth about this topic. So for the next two Sundays, Politicked will be airing on USA as well as other television networks. Click here to find your local time and station.If there were people you wished had seen it but didn't, this is their chance! If you saw it ...

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Posted on October 22, 2008

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A New Breed of Piranha?

Posted on August 29, 2008

A decade ago there were 18 in the tank. In the end, it was just him. Some died; he ate the others. He was the lone survivor. He's gone now. But for the last 10 years, Bill the Piranha (pictured on top) witnessed almost every major decision made at Fellowship. From the vantage point of his tank in my office, Bill saw the highs and the lows of the church.I named Bill in honor of my friend Bill Hybels. Bill (Hybels, not the piranha) typifies what ...

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Trash Talk

Posted on July 8, 2008

It's everywhere. You see it in the way people dress, the way they take care of their cars and houses. It's become a way of life. We call it keeping it real. But it's really something else. In today's laid back, casual culture, we've become slothful. In our pursuit of authenticity, we've become authentically lazy. In our attempt to keep it real, we've become real sloppy. In my travels this summer, I've been amazed by the levels of cleanliness in ...

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Following the Pirates "Out of Ur"

Posted on June 19, 2008

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 ...

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The "Pirate" Video is Still Making Waves

Posted on June 13, 2008

Thank you to Christianity Today for picking up the conversation! Check it out here.

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Church Pirates

Posted on May 24, 2008

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!

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Craig Groeschel On A 'Hole 'Nutha Level

Posted on May 10, 2008

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!

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The Numbers Don't Lie…Do You?

Posted on May 7, 2008

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 ...

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From Countdown to Recovery

Posted on May 4, 2008

If you want to see my message from this weekend, check it out now...

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