Tag Archives: Francis Chan

Men, Ministry and Sexual Misconduct

The Bill Hybels sexual misconduct allegations and subsequent falling dominos at Willow Creek Community Church have spawned a number of articles, including some I’ve written! Today, I’ve seen a couple posts on Christian blogs about pastoral conduct and it has spurred me to put down my own thoughts on the matter. So, if you dare, […]

Any Flavor Christianity

My wife and I often send one another links to sermons we like. Yeah, I know, romantic, huh? But, as disciples of Jesus first and everything else second, we are committed to growing individually and together in our faith walk, and listening to messages from various people helps in that walk. We were driving back […]

The Nashville Statement

I ran across something called the “Nashville Statement” yesterday in my Facebook feed. It was posted by one of the many Christian blogs I follow so I checked it out. I was stunned to see that about 150 Christian leaders had developed a coherent statement on Biblical marriage, signing their names to it, and basically […]

What is Wrong With You People?

These past 10 days or so have been a little difficult. I have found myself in the awkward and uncomfortable position of having to correct a couple of my fellow Christians regarding their actions, which is never fun. I keep asking myself the same question: “What is wrong with these people? Why can’t they do […]

High Stakes Game

I started teaching Francis Chan’s Forgotten God last week in the adult Sunday School class at church. Forgotten God is a study in the Holy Spirit; a lot of churches spend a lot of time on God the Father and God the Son but not so much on God the Holy Spirit. Chan’s seven-part series […]