Wednesday April 2, 2014
At least he was honest enough to admit it. "I have a real problem with Jesus on this one." I had just shown a clip from our upcoming documentary film When God Left the Building, which shows a Christian police officer who wants to start an outreach in a local pub.
Wednesday March 19, 2014
This city has one of the highest unchurched populations in the country. It may just foretell the future. And that may be a good thing. There’s an innovative church here that’s bucking the odds. It’s growing. And not just in numbers, but in life change and commitment to Christ.
Wednesday March 5, 2014
Church shoppers. They’re derided as fickle, self-centered customers caught up in the toxic fever of consumerism. “People treat church and church programs like the mall,” said a church leader. “All they want is the latest shiny object and ‘what’s in it for me.’”
Tuesday February 25, 2014
A few months ago, Mark went to his pastor with an admission and a question. This 25-year-old man grew up in this church. He now sat with the only pastor he’s known. Haltingly, Mark told his pastor that he’s gay.
Tuesday February 18, 2014
As they filed out of church, several adults slapped the children's minister on the back and said the same thing: "I got more out of that children's message than I did out of the rest of the service."
Note to staff: They meant it.