Has the church's search for relevance in the modern era, subjected it to assimilation by the very culture it seeks relevance in? Something Shiny Caught My Eye A story is recounted in Christianity Today, where a young pastor asked the late Eugene Peterson, what he could do to make his preaching more relevant (this during … Continue reading Why Pandering After Relevance is Wrong for the Church
O strengthen me, that while I stand Firm on the rock, and strong in Thee. I may stretch out a loving hand, to wrestlers with the troubled sea. (From the hymn, "Lord Speak to Me that I May Speak" by Frances R. Havergal, 1872) Have you ever walked into the water along an ocean shore, and stood … Continue reading What Happens When the Tide Comes in and Returns to the Sea?
"He went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and he spoke daily in the public square to all who happened to be there." Acts 17:17 "Logos" is a Greek word signifying both "reason" and "word", and is ascribed to the "Word" of God (Jesus), described in the prologue to John 1. … Continue reading What Led to the Millennial Exodus and Will Reason Bring Them Back?