What News Do You Listen To?

What News Do You Listen To?

Ever since the advent of 24-hour reporting, I think it’s safe to say that many of us have become news junkies these days. While there’s certainly nothing wrong about being informed about what’s happening in our world, lately I’ve been taking an honest inventory of the...
The Church: Miracle or Mess?

The Church: Miracle or Mess?

It’s not one or the other—it’s both—all at the same time. The church is a mess AND the church is a miracle. It’s a strange combination. But after 40 years of Christian ministry, I’m convinced. The Mess Yes, the church is a mess. You don’t need a Bible to prove this....
Living Church – Our Quest, Our Moment

Living Church – Our Quest, Our Moment

What does God think about church? It’s a good question. I’ve thought a lot about it lately. Early in my Christian life, I never asked that question. It never occurred to me. What mattered most to me was – what do I think about church? How do I see it? Predictably, my...
Why We Have Hope for Houston

Why We Have Hope for Houston

Over the last few weeks we’ve watched on as the city of Houston has been experiencing the disastrous effects from Hurricane Harvey. In the coming weeks, as the rains cease and the flooding subsides, relief efforts will be vast, and the people of Houston will need...