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A people, a place, and a call.

People and Place.

As I have been on this long summer of discerning whether my family and I are church planters I feel like I have often been unrooted from many of the core tenants of what it means to be a pastor, and simply why I want to be a pastor. 830 more words

Matthew Paul Turner: Our Great Big American God

http://NewsworthywithNorsworthy.podbean.com/mf/web/rb8w4h/Turner81414.mp3

Matthew Paul Turner, known by some as @JesusNeedsNewPR, joins the show to talk GodTM, commercialized Christianity, shaping God into our image, certainty and his new book Our Great Big American God.

Newsworthy With Norsworthy Podcast

I'm sorry: The apology we want from the church, but probably won't be getting anytime soon.

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.

— Pope John Paul II

I assume that if you’ve made it past the title and are still reading you are at least curious as to what this post might be about… 2,289 more words

Humanity

Blog Name Change: Still the Same Message

Pastors, I do apologize for the delay in post. I took a slight hiatus away from the blog to do some self reflecting. As you can tell I changed the name of the blog from “Your Church Plant Sucks” to “Your Church Plant Probably Sucks.” I made this change because in prayer I realized that I don’t want to turn people away from the site just because they were offended by the header. 121 more words

Church

Without a Vision...

It’s become common to see on blogs and social media posts lists of “commonly misused” passages of scripture accompanied by explanations of their proper usage. I’m usually pleased when I see these because, often enough, I find myself in agreement with the critiques.   1,697 more words

The Vocal Mime

I once persuaded a mime to *gasp* speak.

The autumn air was the perfect temperature on that fateful Halloween.  Our neighbor girl had  joined my family for a “Harvest Party” at our mega-church.   692 more words

Life And Grief