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We’ve been walking through the problem (and I do think it is a problem) of bullet-point style preaching. You can catch up in the conversation here, here, and here. I know that for many preachers bullet-points are preferable. The reason they cite is “clarity.” I want to address this issue. The pressing question is this, […]
Where The Streets Have No Name by U2 is one of my favorite songs. It is spiritually, theologically, and sociologically deep. Tomorrow at 10:15 am in Temple, TX, we launch The Vine Church and this will be our feature song. It is a kind of prayer for where we want to go as community of […]
As a preacher, church and community leader and comunicator, I do a great deal of reading, studying and research. Much of this is difficult technical and academic literature. This reading gives people the illusion that I’m smarter than the average bear, but that’s not really true. Truth is, even though I read a lot of demanding material; I’m not a natural […]
Reading the Bible isn’t as easy as I was taught as a child. For instance, a few months ago I walked a group of people through a class entitled, A Dangerous Word. Essentially we examined how we read scripture. It’s obvious – given the 1,000’s of Christian denominations – that people and ecclesiological traditions read the […]