Monthly Archives: December 2006

Merry Christmas!

To all of you who read and comment, may your Christmas time be one of rich blessing, and may the peace of Christ dwell in your hearts.  I appreciate all of you who have come into my life through this … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | 5 Comments

How Do We Measure Maturity?

Many of you are probably familiar with George Barna. For years, church leaders turned to Barna’s research polls as a barometer of the culture around them and within their own churches. Many of the church growth principles that drove the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Behavior, Trends and Statistics | 44 Comments

A Special Meeting of Blogging Buddies

This is a rather unique type of post for this blog, but I wanted to share about a blessing today. We had the distinct joy and privilege of meeting one of my loyal readers and dear friends in person today! … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | 14 Comments

When Tradition Meets Scripture

As we discussed in my recent post and comments, there sometimes is a point where we have to look for what might be standing in the way of following biblical patterns. One can tell from the comments that there is … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Behavior, Scripture Interpretation, Simple Church | 15 Comments

It’s That Time of Year Again

Last year, I wrote a post questioning the whole concept of a “War on Christmas“. I had hoped that this year, things would be a bit calmer. But it appears that some still want to hold to the idea that … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Behavior, Theology in the News | 2 Comments