Church, computers, Ministry Connections, Preaching, Social Media

Technology and Faith: 12 Precautions

Ed Stetzer considers some of the dangers of technology in ministry. What do you think?

Ancient History, Church, History, Ministry Connections, Theology

A Closer Look: The Historical Reliability of the New Testament

***This is a repost of an excellent article from Ed Stetzer. You can find the original here.*** One of the great benefits of the articles in found in the HCSB Study Bible is the high academic quality of the content. These articles aren't fluff. They are seminary-lecture-quality articles. Last week's hermeneutical look at the word… Continue reading A Closer Look: The Historical Reliability of the New Testament

Church, Preaching, Theology

Go Deeper!

Ed Stetzer recently wrote in Facts and Trends that the "Elephant in the Church" is the lack of robust disciple-making. He writes: Many churches are now rediscovering ways to push more depth from the Sunday morning stage, better ways to assimilate the crowds into small groups and discipling relationships, more organic ways to nurture spiritual… Continue reading Go Deeper!

Church, Cross Posts, General, Ministry Connections

Repost: Dealing with “issue Christians”

Ed Stetzer added a post worth reading. Every pastor has to wrestle with the fact that some Christians just don't belong in some congregations. We like to see numbers, but numbers aren't as important as vision. The reality of life is that the people Stetzer calls "issue Christians" appear in the Scriptures. In fact, their… Continue reading Repost: Dealing with “issue Christians”

Church, Innovate 09, Videos

Innovate Conference – Ed Stetzer

In the church, we need to take seriously the damage and danger of sin. I really expected Ed Stetzer to throw statistics and charts at us. I think it may have been what he was planning to do. A funny thing happened on the way to the church… He spoke on the topic of “Secret… Continue reading Innovate Conference – Ed Stetzer