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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

Evangelizing the Culture

Dear Pope Francis,

Evangelization – it’s become a bit of a buzz-word lately. People are talking about how important it is to talk about faith with other people. 1,106 more words

Lauren

It's a Stupid Dream...

…but I can’t help it. I have had it for years.

Before I tell you what it is, let me say something. You and I, all of us, are notorious for shooting down a dream before it even has a chance. 835 more words

Spiritual Growth

Pastor Jamal Bryant: “These Hoes Ain’t Loyal”

And he oughta know! Which is why he incorporated the popular hip hop catchphrase into his fiery sermon at the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, MD, on Sunday. 92 more words

Religion

Small Church, Big Church

In a post yesterday I indicated a disappointment with the prevailing tendencey to use size of  a congregation as a measuring stick of the value or vibrancy of a church.   273 more words