Cowardly Lions

Everyone knows that courage is an important character trait. It is a non-negotiable personal quality for success. Most of us will admit we lack courage — at least a times. And yet it is a gut punch if someone notices and names it for what that lack is — cowardice. Courage in Theory In theory, we plan to speak or

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Where are the Sirens?

I learn a lot from guys like Thom Rainer and Ed Stetzer. I read this post this morning. You should read it too since you care about the subject. Why Dying Churches Die His points are bang on. Now the solution is to find corrective measures for the six points he makes. I read yesterday that attendance at the 47,000

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Attractional [Yuck!]

I just don’t like the word “attractional” when it comes to church. It is not that I think anything about church should be unattractive. It should be the most attractive, warm, engaging and inspirational place in the community. But … Jesus said, “Go!” not “Attract!” Go Not Attract When “Attract!” is a substitute for “Go!” a church is in the

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