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Great (Unmet) Expectations: How to Fight Fair in Marriage

Arguments happen even among the most loving and closest of couples.  Often those arguments will have two causes: 1. unmet expectations, or 2. unrepented pride.  Today, let’s talk about unmet expectations.  748 more words

Take Heart | Matt Chandler with David Roark


I have heard lots of good things about this book, and sometimes one wonders if the hype is too good to be true… in the case of this latest book by Matt Chandler – believe the hype. 260 more words


Preserving Matt Chandler's The Village Church's Bylaws and Membership Covenants from 2009 and 2014 Respectively

This is a brief post that documents and preserves The Village Church’s bylaws and membership covenants from 2009 and 2014. Plus the 2014 membership covenant is likely the  membership covenant used by Karen Hinkley before The Village Church tried to practice church discipline on her. 234 more words

Evangelical Issues

The Theological Conundrum Reston Bible Church Faces. Plus Why Reston Bible is Ripe for a Theological Coup Similar to What McLean Bible Experienced

Reston Bible Church is an evangelical mega church of about 1,800 attenders in Sterling, Virginia. Reston Bible is a church that has systemic issues under the surface. 2,837 more words

Evangelical Issues

When You Have a Fake Jesus

When you have a fake Jesus, a fake God, and a fake Christianity, you will have fake worship.

This is precisely the problem with the following quote from Martin Luther King Jr. 530 more words


You’re Gonna Wanna Read This! 5/15/18

The other day, I saw Webb Simpson (golfer) make an unbelievable shot from a bunker. Then I saw an article about him from TGC, and it is worth the read. 182 more words

A Plea to not Join the Jaded: Resisting the Soul-Withering Cynicism in Ministry

By Scott Armstrong

I was a rookie missionary, new to the field and eager to change the world.  I was chatting with a missionary colleague who had served for nearly a decade about a delicate conflict in the Church both on the field and back home.  451 more words