Monday, December 22, 2014

P0rnography's Effect on Marriage Rates

An interesting article here citing the potential effect p0rnography is having on the decline in marriage rates. I think we're just scratching the surface when it comes to the problems this issue will cause in the lives of future generations. 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

How to Create a Spark for Multiplication

What does it look like to have a multiplication minded church? I highly recommend the e-book Spark by Todd Wilson as an important book for pastors and painters that answers this question with clarity. I believe the e-book is free when you register at the Exponential website by following this link.

Monday, December 01, 2014

Avoiding the Anti-Elder

I don't think I'm exaggerating to say that many churches and church plants implode because leaders are too hasty or reckless in the appointment and empowerment of the wrong leaders. Just because someone is passionate about the matters of mission, shares your vision for church, or has experience as a business leader does not make them a good candidate for eldership or any other form of leadership. Here's a good article from Challies on the anti-elder and how to identify them. A fresh take on the Biblical qualifications.