On average, I get a duplicate friend request from someone on Facebook about once a week. You’ve probably seen these. You are already friends with the person, and suddenly you get a new friend request from them. The new profile has the same profile pic, the same cover pic, and maybe even more things duplicated […]
As I have heard denominational officials and church commentators advise “bivocational ministry” as a way forward for the struggling congregations, I have been deeply uncomfortable. Not that there isn’t a great history and tradition of pastors who have jobs and careers outside of the church. There is. And where it works it has added greatly to […]
The Gospel is not a pat on the back for good people.
It is comfort for grieving people.
Hope for broken people.
Love for hated and lonely people.