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Sermons on a Screen?

Some Reservations About TED Talk Christianity By A Luddite Who Doesn’t Own A Cell Phone Joe Hellerman, Ph.D.   Just this week I sat over lunch with a missionary friend of mine. We chatted about how often our churches naively accommodate the norms of the dominant culture in our structure and programming. I am an armchair cultural analyst. I have to be content critiquing American evangelical church culture from within. My buddy’s years on the mission field give his perspective a good bit more credibility. Both of us find ourselves troubled by one particular trend that seems to be the [...]

2019-07-20T16:46:06-08:00January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Myth of the Self-Made Man

Have you ever put together a relational biography? A relational biography describes the special people that God has used in your life over the years to get you where you are today. Try it. You’ll be amazed to discover just how much you owe to the influence of others over the years. As it turns out, I owe them just about everything! What follows is a list of but a few of my creditors, past and present. NATURAL FAMILY For better or worse, our parents, more than anyone else, set the trajectory for our lives. In my case, it was [...]

2019-07-18T22:53:17-08:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|