When Leaders Fail

While many people list many reasons why they believe people leave the Church, where I live in Nova Scotia, we seem to have one reoccurring theme right now. Most would say it is because of the failings of those in Church leadership. We have had several high profile cases of people charged with different crimes […]

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Fathers

‘There are a lot of people around who can’t wait to tell you what you’ve done wrong, but there aren’t many fathers willing to take the time and effort to help you grow up.’  1 Cor 4:15 This is a time of year when we celebrate fathers and all that they mean to us. I […]

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What Do We Do Now?

I still remember the first time I heard the statistics on the number of youth and young adults leaving the church. I was a bit dumbstruck, confused, upset, and of course thought I had all the answers as to why this was happening. Over the years I have heard many people speak about it, read […]

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The End is Near – Or Not?

Is there any hope? We are living in a day of increasing skepticism.  Atheism is seemingly on the rise. Churches are closing as young people are walking away from the faith of their parents. The voices questioning religious belief seem very convincing and are stirring up questions, few seem to have answers to. Since the […]

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Did Jesus Give Us a Plan?

After speaking and writing about topics on, ‘Why do people leave the Church’ and ‘Why do most Church’s not seem able to bring new people to Jesus,’ I get asked a lot, ‘Ok now what?’  Simply talking about the obvious does not change the circumstance.  Over the centuries, and even now, churches and ministries all […]

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Do We Believe?

  Our direction, choices, future, actions, and entire lives are affected by what we believe.  In that past three years I have made a discovery which I believe has, and will, change the face of what Christianity looks like in the western world forever.  That is quite a bold statement, but I am making it […]

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