FROM "SHOW UP" TO "GROW UP"
The vast bulk of church communication is to get people to show up, but people are showing up less than ever. Fortunately, Jesus never commanded us to get people to show up. Instead, leverage your online content to communicate the gospel from the start. Here's how. more…
THE VISION THING: 28 VISION DEVOTIONALS FOR YOUR TEAM
Churches crave vision. Fortunately, the Bible has a lot to say about it. These meditations with discussion questions can Bible-ground and Spirit-charge your team's conversations about God's vision for your church. more…
FRAMEWORKS FOR HANDLING SIN IN THE CHURCH
When a member of the church strays into sin, how we frame the problem shapes our response. The Bible presents three complementary ways of dealing with the issue. When all three are brought to bear like overlapping filters, the likelihood of a God-honoring solution that saves the sinner and the church greatly increases. more…
Preached during the primary season in 2016, this unique series of sermons investigates burning questions in public life—from big-picture puzzles such as the reason for government, the source of law, and whether America is a Christian nation, to hot-button issues such as debt and entitlements, immigration, race, and war. Also addressed are how Christians can prevent civil war and whether politics can change the world. (Coming soon.)
SEX AND MARRIAGE
If you've thought about it, I covered it (as tastefully as possible, of course). This series of sermons goes beyond the do's (yes, there are plenty of do's) and don'ts to the whys and wherefores of sex and marriage—and what makes the Bible a reliable, rational, coherent guide to the subject.
Watch my other sermons at my YouTube channel. My bread-and-butter messages are as biblical and challenging but generally not as hot-buttony (or as long) as those of the other two series listed here.