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Why Are Women Leaving the Church?

Why Are Women Leaving the Church?

Women have always attended church at higher rates than men, but that may be changing. From 2003 to 2019, women’s attendance dropped from 48 percent to 31 percent. In that same period, men’s church attendance dropped from 37 percent to 31 percent, meaning that women...

Preparing our kids for a transgender world

Preparing our kids for a transgender world

I had a mom come to me just this past week, concerned about what her 3rd grade child was hearing. (His male teacher came to class with multi-colored fingernail polish and tight shorts, and the first book they read as a class promoted the idea of multiple genders). As...

She screamed, “Where’s my child!? Where’s my daughter!?

She screamed, “Where’s my child!? Where’s my daughter!?

Standing outside the train station right at the border of Poland and Ukraine, our leadership team decided to gather for prayer. As we united to pray, I heard a panic scream, so loud, that it emanated through the stream of Ukrainian refugees rushing past us. Quickly...

“Today’s Cancel Culture is Anti-science and Anti-Christian”

“Today’s Cancel Culture is Anti-science and Anti-Christian”

As a physicist and follower of Jesus, I never thought I’d live to see the day when truth itself—the heart and soul of science and Christianity—would be under attack. But it is, and we must react in a powerful, positive way. For “whoever knows the right thing to do and...

Innovation Takes Courage

Innovation Takes Courage

What if there was an explosion of innovation in the church today? Imagine the effects of innovation on discipleship, community, racial reconciliation, hospitality, and giving! These are just some of the giants waiting for ministry leaders to tackle. These are outward...

You can’t say that!

You can’t say that!

Those words are becoming more and more common these days. Not only are people, usually people on the more conservative side, being told they can’t say certain things, it is now creeping into the arena of our thoughts. Who would have ever thought that a sitting...

Why So Serious?

Why So Serious?

“Why so serious?" That was the line The Joker, played by Keith Ledger, in the iconic Batman series gave explaining why he had the scars on his face. It became a cult-like phrase. Make no mistake about it, the crisis we are facing in our country is so serious it’s at a...

The Power of One Peacemaker

The Power of One Peacemaker

I truly want to transform our internet dialogue, but it’s hopeless. We’re doomed. We’ll never make it! The internet is too powerful and social media is too corrupting for any of us to make a difference. Social media forms us into really divisive, dehumanizing,...

Why Are Women Leaving the Church?

Why Are Women Leaving the Church?

Women have always attended church at higher rates than men, but that may be changing. From 2003 to 2019, women’s attendance dropped from 48 percent to 31 percent. In that same period, men’s church attendance dropped from 37 percent to 31 percent, meaning that women...

Preparing our kids for a transgender world

Preparing our kids for a transgender world

I had a mom come to me just this past week, concerned about what her 3rd grade child was hearing. (His male teacher came to class with multi-colored fingernail polish and tight shorts, and the first book they read as a class promoted the idea of multiple genders). As...

She screamed, “Where’s my child!? Where’s my daughter!?

She screamed, “Where’s my child!? Where’s my daughter!?

Standing outside the train station right at the border of Poland and Ukraine, our leadership team decided to gather for prayer. As we united to pray, I heard a panic scream, so loud, that it emanated through the stream of Ukrainian refugees rushing past us. Quickly...

“Today’s Cancel Culture is Anti-science and Anti-Christian”

“Today’s Cancel Culture is Anti-science and Anti-Christian”

As a physicist and follower of Jesus, I never thought I’d live to see the day when truth itself—the heart and soul of science and Christianity—would be under attack. But it is, and we must react in a powerful, positive way. For “whoever knows the right thing to do and...

Innovation Takes Courage

Innovation Takes Courage

What if there was an explosion of innovation in the church today? Imagine the effects of innovation on discipleship, community, racial reconciliation, hospitality, and giving! These are just some of the giants waiting for ministry leaders to tackle. These are outward...

You can’t say that!

You can’t say that!

Those words are becoming more and more common these days. Not only are people, usually people on the more conservative side, being told they can’t say certain things, it is now creeping into the arena of our thoughts. Who would have ever thought that a sitting...

Why So Serious?

Why So Serious?

“Why so serious?" That was the line The Joker, played by Keith Ledger, in the iconic Batman series gave explaining why he had the scars on his face. It became a cult-like phrase. Make no mistake about it, the crisis we are facing in our country is so serious it’s at a...

The Power of One Peacemaker

The Power of One Peacemaker

I truly want to transform our internet dialogue, but it’s hopeless. We’re doomed. We’ll never make it! The internet is too powerful and social media is too corrupting for any of us to make a difference. Social media forms us into really divisive, dehumanizing,...

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