Last year our church transitioned from having a “children’s ministry” department and a “student ministry” department to having a “family ministry” model. Instead of seeing these two stages of life as two-clear-distinct-separated stages we came to the realization that we can minister more holistically to parents and their children with the understanding that the developmentContinue reading “Book Review – The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family by Kara Powell”
Over the next two days we will be looking at the importance of theology and the roots of anti-theological attitudes within the Evangelical church today. ______________________________________ In his book on Christology, Veli-Matti Karkkainen mentions some questions that theology students have often asked him on the first day of class: “What is the point of theseContinue reading “Why Didn’t the Church Just Stick with the Bible? (Pt. 1)- The Importance of Doing Theology”
Recently I was asked about practical ways churches can seek to incorporate multiculturalism. However before addressing this type of question we should ask ourselves how important is this and why? Also we should ask ourselves what are our goals be in doing so? Here are my responses to these questions. (It should be noted thatContinue reading “Thoughts on Multi-Culturalism in Churches”
Theory meets practice.