Technology Is a Tool, Not the Church’s Salvation

Technology Is a Tool, Not the Church’s Salvation

If I’ve read it once, I’ve read it a hundred times in the last year. An article or social media post states that “the church should never be the same again,” that “we can never go back to the way things were,” or one of a dozen other iterations of this same sentiment....
Racism Cannot Be Tolerated in Church. Period.

Racism Cannot Be Tolerated in Church. Period.

Inclusion, diversity and tolerance are worthy ideals that many churches publicly affirm, but they often come with some unexpected baggage. My church’s mission statement begins, “We are an inclusive community.” It’s one of the things that drew me here in the beginning...
Do You Love Your Privilege More Than You Love People?

Do You Love Your Privilege More Than You Love People?

Privilege is a wall that protects the privileged from the inequity in the world. This is one of the insights revealed in Jesus’ parable about the unjust judge in Luke 18:1-8. Conventional wisdom suggests judges are fair and impartial, but Jesus illustrates that this...