I’ve been doing some reading about “mission” this week, as I prepare for a teaching time about one of the core elements of a Christian’s…View More What is the Greatest Social Need?
For those of you who are taking the second four-week Foundations course at Westwood, a pdf of yesterday’s PowerPoint presentation is available here (just in…View More Foundations 2 (God) – Further Resources
I have just started to read Ravi Zacharias’ book called Beyond Opinion. In the introduction, he makes an observation about why the church in the…View More Do Western Churches Focus Too Much on Numbers?
For those of you who are taking the first four-week Foundations course at Westwood, here are some resources you can refer to if you want…View More Foundations 1 (the Bible) – Further Resources
Here is a tough question – Does church, the way that we do it today, actually work? Put another way, does a person’s involvement in…View More Does Church Work?
FYI … there is a great article (and series of responses) that the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada has just published – click here to read…View More What Happened to Christian Canada?
If the overall umbrella of the Christian life is that full engagement comes only with full surrender, and full engagement in life requires transformation of…View More Fully Engaged – Romans 12:1-2
Well, after hearing a couple of pastoral “confessions” yesterday1 🙂 how do you respond to the challenge to be “fully engaged” in your Christian spirituality? …View More Fully Engaged – Romans 12-16
I just finished reading an article about Small Group Strategy, in which the author (Jim Egli), suggested that many churches have misunderstood the purpose of…View More Small Group Strategy
I just finished reading Groundswell (Harvard Business Press), and in the book, the authors provide some interesting statistics as they relate to if/how people participate…View More Groundswell – Who Goes Online?