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why in our advanced and enlightened age is the slaughter worsening?

On Tuesday I read Dennis Byrne's op ed in the Chicago Tribune reflecting on our culture of violence in the aftermath of the horrific shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. (If you would like to read his editorial follow this link Getting a handle on our 'culture of violence' - chicagotribune.com) In it he raised this question, "Why in our advanced and enlightened age is the sl...

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Prayer is not an app but the operating system of the Christian life.

I'm fired up about God and howhe is answering prayers and isgrowing our churchdeeper in prayer through our recent series from the book of Acts (You can go to the sermons taband check them out)! And for those who wondered about the statement I madelast Sunday, which is also the title of this blog post, no I did not stealit from anyone (I know it's hard to believe, but I do...

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Better than Olympic gold

I must confess I'm sad this week . . . the Olympics are over. For the last two weeks my family sat down, together with the rest of the world, and we watched the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. We watched the American women win the team gold in gymnastics. We watched the flying squirrel, Gabby Douglas, win gold in the women's all around gymnastics. We watched synchronized pl...

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Is church membership biblical?

Since Pathway started almost seven years ago we have intentionally promoted church membership. Yet on different occassions I have encountered professing Christ-followers who have flat out said that church membership is not biblical. Well recently I came across an article that addresses this issue clearly, directly, and most importantly biblically. Read it and let me know ...

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More Q & A about being reconciled

During our last series, "Reconciled" some of you submitted questions via email. Then on the last Sunday of the series, May 27, I answered those questions. (To listen to this or to see the transcript click here) In addition, during the sermon on May 27, I invited anyone who still had questions to text them in during the message and I would try to answer them. Since we ran ...

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