We’re Not Telling People About Jesus

Can you believe that we’re not telling people about Jesus?  At least not like we (the Church) used to.  I know that I was surprised and saddened as I learned about this from a recent Barna Report. If you read the report, you’ll find that it was focused...

What’s More Important: Truth or Benefits?

Image via Wikipedia From time to time, I think about sharing my faith – how, when, and with whom. As a follower of Jesus of Nazareth, there is an element of sharing my life of faith that comes naturally as I live in this world with my faith in God. But...

Full of Grace and Truth

John 1:14,15 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, “This was he of whom I said,...

Make a Great First Impression

Image by eschipul via Flickr Often, a single interaction can make or break our opinion of something. And while it’s possible to overcome a first impression, it takes a whole lot more work than just getting it right the first time. Based on a first impression...

Jesus is the Center

Over the last few days I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the Gospel because of a blog posting that I read at Signposts 02 asking what is or is not the Gospel. In fact, I’m writing this in response to a request by specksandplanks. To be fair, this is...