The Day a Wind Blew Through the House and Fire Stood on Their Heads

This is the longest title I’ve ever written. And all about a day that never existed. Except, lots of people in Sunday School think it did. Yes, Sunday School. As a child, Sunday School was one of my favorite places. To this day, I recall classrooms and teachers and experiences from as early as Kindergarten. … More The Day a Wind Blew Through the House and Fire Stood on Their Heads

Crazy Amazing Chariot-in-the-Desert Encounters, Anyone?

Ever had an encounter with a chariot driver in the desert? Nope. Me neither. Not saying this encounter should be our model for evangelism. Just saying if you want to learn a thing or two {or seven} about evangelism, take it from Philip. 1. Make it a habit. Gospel-sharing was Philip’s life. He went from … More Crazy Amazing Chariot-in-the-Desert Encounters, Anyone?

10 Things the Church Has That the Bible Doesn’t

Have you observed the average evangelical church of today with Bible in hand? If so, you may have noticed a number of things the church has that the Bible doesn’t. Buildings. Perhaps most obviously, the early church was not confined to a church building with steeple and pews. No building campaigns, mortgages, custodians, and carpet … More 10 Things the Church Has That the Bible Doesn’t

Why We Shouldn’t Call Ourselves Born-Again Christians

Funny how we grab a random title or catch-phrase and hold on to it for dear life. Take, for instance, our identity. We’ve been chosen and redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ. Who are we? Saints. Christians. Children of God. Disciples. Followers. Believers. But consider the lingo of the evangelical world. We shy away from … More Why We Shouldn’t Call Ourselves Born-Again Christians