What a Preacher Learned When He Stopped Preaching

I barely made it through the Easter Sunday sermon. Through a severely hoarse voice, I did manage to croak out the affirmation that “Christ is risen, he is risen indeed.” Like all preachers, I had been hoarse many times before. I figured it was nothing a...

Why Don’t Progressive Churches Do Evangelism?

One of the oddest ironies of contemporary Christianity in America is the inability ”or unwillingness ”of progressive churches to evangelize. These are the churches with the most excellent values of inclusiveness and empowerment. It is axiomatic that openness of heart...