The Mission of God… and Our Mission

In our house church of late, we’ve been talking about what appears to be the stunning lack of conversion stories happening in the American church.  At least in our city (and no doubt in cities all across the United States), churches are growing… in fact, they’re sprouting up like weeds. …

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A Mother’s Day Prayer

The way you hear some pastors talk about God, you’d think he was a barrel-chested, beer-drinking, gun-slinging Dude of dudes with barbed wire tattoos around his ever-bare arms.  A sort of grotesque combination of Stone Cold Steve Austin, Rambo, Rocky Balboa, and John Wayne.  This caricature of God can’t help…

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