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Top Posts of 2017

Can't believe another year has past, blah blah blah. Here are my top posts by visits from the past 365 days. Onward to 2018! 10 Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Short Term Mission Work Where's the Depth in Christian Worship? 5 Problems & 6 ideas for deeper Why Big...

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Evangelicalism is dead and can’t be saved

Early this year I asked the question, what will replace evangelicalism. I think evangelicalism the movement is dead (or approaching death) because the brand has been catastrophically destroyed. I am connecting labels and brands because outsiders consider them...

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The Church That Only Non-Christians Call Home

The recent church plant I co-planted called Cypher Church, is nearing the one-year anniversary mark. Long story short, the ride thus far has been incredible. We're talking early church kind of incredible! Our first service last February was an Spirit encounter that...

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Discipleship isn’t conformity

Discipleship is one of those church functions that sits just out of reach for most churches. Contemporary churches long for successful discipleship programs that are full of people and produces disciples who will in turn disciple others. But what if our approach is...

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#changethestory

This is the first part in a series on racism that can be read here: PART 1: #CHANGETHESTORY - THE PROBLEM OF RACISM IN THE CHURCH PART 2: A CONVERSATION ON RACISM #CHANGETHESTORY PART 3: YOUR RACIST CHURCH – MULTI ETHNIC & WHITE EVANGELICAL CHURCHES PART 4: RACISM AND...

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