Perspectives From A Pastor And Nonprofit Director I love pastors. Of course, I have to say that because I am one—but this time, I mean it. I really love pastors. Before I became a pastor, I led a Christian non-profit ministry that I still lead today. In serving in both roles, I’ve come to realize that there are tensions between these two that I wasn’t aware of until I wore both hats.
Leading a Christian non-profit, I’ve had the opportunity to spend time with other Executive
In a recent survey of self-identified Christians sponsored by the Barna Group and Navigators, an interesting trend was observed as it related to age groups. It turns out that Boomers were the age demographic that was least likely to be part of a discipleship community—that is, a place where friends challenge each other to grow spiritually. As a matter of fact, on the idea that friends help us grow spiritually, Millennials and Gen Z Christians were almost double that of Boomer
There are many things that Christians are doing in the postmodern era that are exemplary, often ignored by the media. For instance, the renewed call to global, faith-fueled activism spurred by the overwhelming number of texts in scripture regarding God’s heart for the poor and marginalized is hopefully helping to change the stereotypical negative way the world views the Church.
It was the Roman Emperor Julian who hated Christians and irritatingly wrote: “These impious Galil
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