A Conversation with Leonard Sweet on the Future of the Church

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A Few of my Favorite Quotes From the Interview “Jesus is already in our future and he is inviting us to join him in what he’s already doing there.” “You grow a soul from the sound up.” “There is no artist in history that has painted Jesus singing.” “There is only one singularity that matters […]

Review – Burning Questions and Faith: Exploring Where the Evidence Leads (DVD)

Burning Questions is a new six-part DVD series produced by Talon Productions and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and is hosted by Dr. Andy Bannister, the Director for RZIM Canada. In this very informative and thorough series, Dr. Bannister takes us on a journey to three countries and asks representatives from the major world religions, as […]


The Danger of Seeking God

The danger of seeking God comes when the picture or conception of God we have formulated is inaccurate. If we have created an image of God built around little more than our own psychological projections, contemporary philosophical assumptions, or religious persuasions, maybe we need to take a step back and reflect on another picture. For instance, […]


Stuff Jesus Said: #1 – Get Over Yourself

“If your first concern is to look after yourself, you’ll never find yourself. But if you forget about yourself and look to me, you’ll find both yourself and me” (Matthew 10:39 – Jesus Christ). This idea flies in the face of what has become an all to common belief in our world.  We all suffer […]

An Anthem – Let it be Jesus

May Jesus always be the Center of everything. Jesus is absolutely in the middle If you want to know who God is, look at Jesus If you want to know what it means to be human, look at Jesus If you want to know what love is, look at Jesus If you want to know […]

He’s Alive! with David Phelps

  Here is a great short post from Greg Boyd as well to add to the video above. Eight arguments for the reality of the resurrection. Share widely! He is risen! Has has risen indeed! LIKE THIS post? SIGN UP FOR MY BLOG UPDATES AND NEVER MISS A POST! Sign Up Today!

Alan Hirsch on Church as Communitas not Community

In this short clip, Alan Hirsch discusses the difference between the church as communitas, not community. A communitas is a church steeped and driven by mission, not ministry. As a result, it isn’t afraid to take risks as it moves towards the future with an honest sense of adventure and creativity; qualities that often don’t […]

The Goal of the Gospel with Skye Jethani

What is the goal of the gospel? Fame? Prestige? Large churches? Converts? Heaven? Happy marriages? Large homes? Cottages? Actually, none of the above. In this short video, Skye Jethani explains what the actual goal of the gospel is. You may be surprised with his answer. Maybe not. LIKE THIS post? SIGN UP FOR MY BLOG […]

Toward the Other: Thoughts from Brian McLaren on Rethinking and Reframing the Christian Response to the Religious Other

The subject of inter-religious and non-religious dialogue normally conjures up images of battle, debate and intense forms of argumentation. Even for those who claim to represent Christianity, hostility, rather than hospitality, usually describes our method of persuasion. In this video from Brian McLaren, he asks a number of important questions about how we normally conduct […]