Constant Restlessness

I was reading an article called “Lost In Transition” in Christianity today and was struck by a quote at the beginning. “When there is no authority in religion or in politics, men are soon frightened by the limitless independence with which they are...

Song Choice

I’ve discovered anew how important choosing the right songs is when leading worship. I think it’s probably one of  the hardest things to do consistently well, especially when you’re working with different musicians and different congregations. I...

Goodbye Generation – David Sawler

This is going to have to be one of the last books I read on “dropoutism” in the north American church today. By now I’ve read 4 or 5, though it feels like more than that. I chose to read this one because it’s a Canadian perspective on the...

A Thought Provoking Rant

I’ve been giving some serious thought to the idea of Christian Marketing lately. I’ve been trying to read books, articles and blogs and just think about some stuff. I’m expecting to start writing more about it, so stay tuned for that. I was reading...

To Pray is to Change

“To pray is to change. . . . If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticable characteristic of our lives.” – Richard Foster I just finished reading the chapter in Celbration of Discipline on prayer, and this quote at the...