3 Ways to Get More Invitations in Your Church

Let’s be clear, inviting someone to church isn’t necessarily the same thing as sharing the gospel with them. And attending a church does not equate to having a transformative relationship with Jesus. There are plenty of people who attend churches all over the world...

Happy Women’s Day: 6 Books You Need to Read

Continuing my tradition of writing something in honor of International Women’s Day, I’d like to suggest six important books written by women addressing issues related to women within the Church: Paul and Gender: Reclaiming the Apostle’s Vision for...

The Rhetoric of Love in a Tone Deaf World

Communication in today’s world can be pretty challenging. We are overloaded with so many communication channels, whether it’s print media, social media, or face to face conversation. The art of “discussion” has increasingly become frustrating because...

The Sacramental Nature of the Church

If a sacrament is a means of grace, or to improve upon an Augustinian idea, a visible sign of both invisible and visible grace, how might the church be sacramental?  This is a question I have long been wrestling with and the suggestion I made in my dissertation was...