Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Can We Really Handle the Truth?

Our culture is in a moral free-fall. The evidence is easily seen all around us. But, what do we do when the truth isn't as easy to see in the American church culture? The church has been drifting in its focus. Our goals and desires cannot be for buildings, better bands, cooler places for children's and youth ministries, and the crowd-pleasing pastor. 

Jesus left a clear message for His church:

The Mandate from Jesus Christ
When it comes to our families, our goal is discipleship as well.  Above everything else, our desire is that our children come to Christ which often happens through a price...

From the Gospel Coalition

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

We love these two links!

For the past few years, Heather and I have enjoyed learning from both the Austin Stone Community Church and the Verge Network. These two specific posts were encouraging, insightful, and challenging for us. Hope you enjoy them too!

Gospel Neighboring - Great video from Austin Stone

Gospel Neighboring

25 Simple Ways To Be Missional In Your Neighborhood - Helpful ideas from Verge

Missional in Your Neighborhood