Many Meals and Late Night Conversations

Many Meals and Late Night Conversations

Acts 20:11  And when Paul had gone up and had broken bread and eaten, he conversed with them a long while, until daybreak, and so departed.  (ESV) It was Sunday. Paul had already preached past midnight. They continued to talk and share a meal together (perhaps two...
Why I’m not a Fan of Multiple Services

Why I’m not a Fan of Multiple Services

We’ve been talking a lot here at Think Theology lately about Ekklesia (church) thanks to Kenny Burchard and Luke Geraty. So I think what I have to say today will fit right in along that vein. Now I understand all the practical, logistical reasons why churches go...
A Better Metric (for measuring success in the local church)

A Better Metric (for measuring success in the local church)

So last time we talked about the idea that “Butts in Seats” and “Decisions for Christ” may not be the best way to measure the success of the local church. And I proposed that we should focus not on church growth, but rather on discipleship as a...

Praying w/ St. Patrick

St. Patrick of Ireland leads to pray: Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ where I lie, Christ where I sit, Christ where I arise, Christ in the heart of...

John Bunyan on Praying in the Spirit…

“There is no man nor church in the world that can come to God in prayer, but by the assistance of the Holy Spirit. “For through Christ we all have access by one Spirit unto the Father” (Eph 2:18). Wherefore Paul saith, “For we know not what we should pray for as...