The Bible and America – Five Guiding Principles

America is having problems with the Bible at the moment. Political liberals and conservatives seem to be cherry picking verses in order to justify their own assumptions. In just over a week there have been marches against the inauguration of Donald Trump, for the rights of women, for the sanctity of human life, and against … Continue reading The Bible and America – Five Guiding Principles

Salvation, sacraments, and Sunday sports

I wrote yesterday about how churches need to consider contemporary realities in the way we schedule our programs. In other words: the time, energy, and gifts and resources of families has changed significantly over the last twenty years. If churches fail to take these shifting realities seriously then our ministry will become less effective. It … Continue reading Salvation, sacraments, and Sunday sports