All posts from “Expectations”

Tuesdays with Tozer--Wounds

May 25, 2010 12:00 AM

It is amazing to me! There are people within the ranks of Christianity who have been taught and who believe that Christ will shield His followers from wounds of every kind. If the truth were known, the saints of God...

Defending Organic Church (Part 2)

May 17, 2010 12:00 AM

In the spring issue of Leadership journal, Brian Hofmeister wrote an article titled “The Dirt on Organic.” Neil Cole, also a Leadership journal contributor and the author of The Organic Church, was written a response to Hofmeister’s article. Part 1...

Defending Organic Church (Part 1)

May 10, 2010 12:00 AM

In the spring issue of Leadership journal, Brian Hofmeister wrote an article titled “The Dirt on Organic.” Hofmeister shared his experience as the pastor of a network of small, minimally structured, churches. While he celebrated the rich community and evangelistic...

3 Myths about Preaching Today

September 16, 2009 12:00 AM

As I have traveled these past few years, I’ve heard the repetitive refrain from despondent pastors: “I always thought that if I preached a good sermon the church would grow.” I heard it again last week so I thought I’d...

Ur Video: Ministry Pornography

August 20, 2009 12:00 AM

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Out of Context: John Ortberg

April 24, 2007 12:00 AM

"If I'm to preach to people effectively, I must be freed from my need for their approval and applause. As long as I am chained to that need, then my preaching will really be trying to fill up something in...

Out of Context: Kent Carlson

October 9, 2006 12:00 AM

"Christian leaders have to admit this is the system we have put together. We can't build churches that advertise 'tons of ministries to meet your needs,' then be surprised when people expect us to continually meet their needs." -Kent Carlson,...

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