Missional Living through community…

For the past three weeks I’ve been speaking a lot on missional living. The term “missional” has become somewhat of a common slogan used by many simply to sound cool, but we’re trying to really embody the concept. And while it is true that we...

Preaching Should Display Your Exegesis!

Along with Mark Dever, I agree that one of the nine marks of a healthy church is expositional preaching (I’m sure there are other characteristics of a healthy church, but his book is very good). The 9Marks ministry defines expositional preaching as a sermon...

Smoking to the glory of God…

I really enjoy Andrew Faris’ blog contributions at Christians in Context. A couple of the latest are extremely thought-provoking. For instance, Faris provides Toward a Theology of Smoking. I am not a Fundamentalist (in the more radical and negative sense), so I...