Stand Up for the Truth Podcast: Roots of Church Growth Movement

This is an oldie, but a goodie. I listened to this podcast on the train today and Amy, Mike and guest Pastor Chris Quintana do a great job of looking at churches like Willow Creek and Saddleback for their methods of doing church and comparing that with the Bible’s commands about what church should be, who it is for, what it must do, etc.

Check it out here.

LHT update about Jesus Calling

Given my concern over Jesus Calling I wanted to share this important update from Lighthouse Trails as soon as I could. They reported two days ago that Thomas Nelson, the publisher of Sarah Young’s book, has issued a new version with an intro stripped of much of the controversial elements that explain how she came to write her book.  Continue reading

Don’t Miss List 6.1.13

I have another list for all of you today.

The Gift of Siblings

Frank Bruni’s column in The New York Times last week about his brother and his other siblings was beautiful. I was so touched. It makes me want to write something about my own brother.

Stand Up for the Truth’s Podcast on Emergent Church

This week SUFT interviewed Sarah Leslie of Herescope and Discernment Ministries Inc. The discussion was about the emergent church and where it is heading. Leslie also sheds light on the origin of the term missional and ideas like spiritual formation. This is a very important discussion.

Crucifying Morality only $4.99 for Kindle

Pastor R. W. Glenn’s new book Crucifying Morality is less than $5 bucks through Amazon right now. I haven’t had the opportunity to read it yet, but I did purchase it this week. I had the pleasure of hearing him preach at a Psalm 119 conference in Ohio (two years ago?) and really appreciated his preaching.