Messy church

I know this is the name of a thing already. This post really isn’t about that thing. If it wasn’t already a thing, I think

Is there always sin on every side?

A few weeks back, in our weekly podcast, we had a discussion about how to respond to false criticism. That is, when people are saying

Six ways to help prevent abuse from flourishing

Given recent posts, it seemed worth briefly outlining some of the ways we can work to prevent a culture of abuse from forming. None of

Public comment on public sin matters. Silence does not commend the gospel

A few years ago now, I was getting battered in the ministry. I don’t want to rehash all the gory details here. Suffice to say

When is it legitimate to leave a church?

It is a sad reality of the world in which we live that sometimes people leave churches. In my experience, the vast majority of times

Four ways to blow up your church over the long term

It is becoming sadly common to hear of churches and church leaders falling into error. Many times, the aftermath of such things leads to the

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