Things That Are Wrong in the Bible

From the upcoming Beautiful Christ Book – Discussing Christ through the objections people have to faith, religion, and Christianity. Much of the Bible is the history of God’s people.  Just like ourselves, our history includes stories of great memories and events.  It also contains our faults and failures.  In the same way, the Bible does […]

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Is the Internet the Next Challenge to Faith?

There has always been challenges to Christianity, religion, and faith throughout history.  Most of the arguments are not new.  However, today, there is a change.  There is actually something new.  This generation growing up right now is dealing with something that no other generation ever has, when it comes to issues of faith.  It is […]

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Did Youth Ministry Kill the Church?

Before I start into this I better say, ‘I know nothing can kill the Church.’  However, we certainly can do some things which make it harder for local faith communities to exist long term. Recently, I have been doing seminars about helping churches transition their young adults into the regular church body.  The common belief, […]

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No More Big Lights

Several years ago as I was working with a team at a YWAM base in Monterrey, Mexico.  Some of the staff told us about a woman we needed to meet.  They drove me and a few of my team to her modest house in a neighborhood where most of us would never consider living.  When […]

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Friends

A small piece from ‘the Disciple’ At the last supper, Jesus says to His disciples, ‘I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.’ John 15:15 (NIV)  Jesus, Himself, looked […]

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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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