Inviting Millennials to the Spirit, Church, and Mission

Boomers. Generation X. And now the Millennials. Sociologists can be very helpful for church leaders who are interested in understanding large demographic groups. As with all generalizations, these sociological observations are not perfect, but they are often quite...
The Vocation of the Spirit: What’s your job?

The Vocation of the Spirit: What’s your job?

Perhaps the finest book on the Holy Spirit, apart from what we read in Scripture, is Clark Pinnock’s Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit. I consistently find myself recommending it to people in my church, at conferences, and pretty much anywhere else I...

Come Holy Spirit, empower the Church for God’s Mission!

As a follower of Jesus serving the Lord as a pastor-theologian, I have come to love the intersection between the Spirit, the Church, and the Missio Dei. Wrapped up in the divine plan of the Trinity we find that the Father sent the Son who sent the Spirit who sends us...