While I won’t always work as a full-time preacher, I’ll always do the work of an evangelist. This is what I’ve been telling myself for the past few months as I’ve processed how traditionalist views of locally supported preachers often run contrary to biblically supported views of the work an evangelist does. And I’m convinced … Continue reading Teaching Before Preaching
Are you watching closely? A crisp suit paces the stage, conjuring images that strain imaginations, weaving successive tricks into a tapestry of wonder. Nimble fingers fetch mysteries from within an ancient vessel. Meanwhile, fists grip the edge of cushioned seats as bated breath anticipates the great reveal. “How does he do it?” “Right!? Best sermon … Continue reading Magic, Ministry, Mathematics
Typically, when you want something done well, you entrust the work to someone with experience. The church is no exception. When Christians look for someone to keep up with physical building maintenance, they look for handy people with the skills to keep the building running. If the concern is heating and cooling, you defer to … Continue reading We Need Better Bible Teaching!