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Is There Such A Thing As An All Powerful Pastor?

I’m sick of it! Permit me to rant for a moment! And if you’re a pastor/preacher/minister, you’re likely sick of it too. You’ve seen all the tweets and articles in magazines that act as if the pastor is a singular human in their organization, capable of creating and sustaining wonderful health and growth all by […]

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The Great Decline

Churches of Christ are in decline. That was the finding in a recently published survey from 21st Century Christian. When I first got wind of the survey, I quickly retweeted it and moved on. The following day, the survey caught fire on my Facebook Newsfeed. Apparently, the issue was/is hot – at least for my […]

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UnChurched

I want to join the ranks of the unchurched! A lot has been written and said about unchurched people over the last 10-15 years, but there may be something significant to being “unchurched.” The technical definition of “unchurched” is someone who has not participated in a worship service in 6 months or more. I’ve never […]

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Bored Emerging

Warning: This is not the post I intended for today. I’ve been working on a series of posts that will come perhaps later this week, but I needed to get something off my chest first. I am now officially BORED of the “What is Emergent/ing?” conversation. I have, and likely will, participate in the conversation. […]

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