What is your church counting, Heads, Butts, Wallets or Hearts?

“We have to count something” It is true that if you don’t measure anything you can’t know if you are doing well. It is. You cannot successfully adjust your diet without owning a… Continue reading

Actually, that’s not in the Bible – Most Common Misquotes for the Bible

But people rarely challenge them because biblical ignorance is so pervasive that it even reaches groups of people who should know better, says Steve Bouma-Prediger, a religion professor at Hope College in Holland,… Continue reading

Band bio page: YACHT △ What is YACHT? “YACHT is not a Religion”

YACHT is not a religion. YACHT aims to provide an alternative to religion, by creating a community which provides long-lasting meaning and value without dogma or submission. We share many things with spiritual… Continue reading

the future of youth ministry, episode 6 — whyismarko

Most churches are not worthy of youth pastors. Youth pastors, stop giving yourself to organizations that use you to better “market” their church to families; that expect you to “produce” programs; and that… Continue reading

Breaking ground at the new church

Manchester United considering new Twitter rules – ESPN

“I don’t understand it to be honest with you,” the 69-year-old manager said of Twitter. “I don’t know why anybody can be bothered with that kind of stuff. How do you find the… Continue reading

My Take: How technology could bring down the church – CNN Belief Blog – CNN.com Blogs

The hoopla is entirely justified, since the King James Bible revolutionized Bible reading, bringing Scripture into a common vernacular for the first time for the English-speaking world. It is not too much to… Continue reading

A new angle on Rob Bell story, The sales school debate

You have all heard a lot about Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins. And I am not going to cover the well worn parts of that debate here. But while I was reading… Continue reading

Pine cove pictures

Here are some pictures of the awesome pine cove group.

Pine Cove Retreat this weekend

Trinity 6th-8th graders are exploring their faith journeys on a retreat this weekend. We are having an amazing time with campfire songs, zip lines, horseback riding and making new friendships. A highlight of… Continue reading