Give Up Going to Church

This week of Lent, my suggestion is to give up going to church.  Some of you already have.  The rest of you may be wondering why on earth I would make this suggestion.  Isn’t the whole push for congregational renewal to get people back in to church? Jesus went to...

Resolve to Evolve: Get Authentic!

As promised, here is the first of my top 5 or 6 tips for people of faith who are resolved to evolve this year!  Here’s tip #1:  Get Authentic.   When I pastored churches, I knew most of the people in the  congregations I served–quite a few pretty well.  We...