If church has become one more subscription in your life’s inbox that doesn’t really have an impact on how you live your life, I’d like to say two things.
Corey Van Huizen
Husband, Pastor, Water Enthusiast, Amateur Woodworker
Why we need to stop standing up for Jesus, and start standing like him.
Why is it so hard to be present with people who don't think like me, live like me, and who may not even like me?
I wonder what happen if more people sat in silence and solitude a little more often. What if Jesus’ followers, the Church, led the way in unplugging every now and then? How might it change us?
Creating a mix tape took time and patience, an ardent attentiveness that I’m not sure I possess anymore. So why did we do it? Because of a truth that has not changed for centuries: Songs can give expression to our experience.
What do horse blinders, suffering, and Easter Sunday all have to do with eachother?
When prayer moves from "getting God to do the things we think God should do," towards the kind of communication that happens in an intimate relationship, Jesus offers some instructions that can in effect be like zooming out on the GPS.
What if prayer isn't about getting God to the things that you think God should be doing? What if its about more, and we've been missing that?
I appreciate your comment Staci, thanks for reading and engaging. The idea here was a two way challenge, to re-engage church in a communally rather than consumeristically fashion - and a challenge...posted on: Unsubscribe
This week we are starting a 2 part series called "Predicting the Future: No Crystal Ball Required" using Proverbs 6.
Then we will be doing a series on Spiritual Gifts called "From...posted on: Let's Talk Sermons
At our church, our worship experience opens every single Sunday with a welcome that always includes
"while we love gathering on Sunday mornings to sing, pray and hear from...
Thanks for reading Bonnie!posted on: "You're All Caught Up"
Thanks Bonnie!posted on: Mixtapes: Giving Expression to Experience
Thanks for you comment Jack, it is indeed the first part (and teaser) in a series of posts on prayer that will continue, as I had hoped the last line would make clear - to look for the next post...posted on: Prayer: Why Bother