Saturday, July 25th, 2009 :: 12:09 PM

"The commenter is correct, and he isn’t saying “tickle my ears with something new.” He’s saying that the model of Christian spiritual formation now extent in worship is one that sees the 40 minute information dump as the primary means of spiritual growth. The sermon, the sermon and the sermon from the preacher, the theologian and the teacher. Plus a daily quiet time. That’s evangelical spiritual formation in a nutshell." (>>)

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 :: 6:31 PM

"…ask yourself why not." (>>)

Monday, July 6th, 2009 :: 3:58 PM

"We do not know how many members we have. You’d think we would, given that there are only around 100 people who attend regularly. We have all the names written down, so we could count the members. And we would if the need ever arose. But the only reason I can think of to count members would be to have an answer when other ministers ask me how many members we have." (>>)

Monday, July 6th, 2009 :: 11:23 AM

"Yes, I like your cooking, but I visit for the company. If the only reason to visit you is for the food, you're not a friend: You're a restaurant. I'll be sure to leave a tip." (>>)

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 :: 4:35 PM

"[Avoid] performing Step 3 without the other steps." (>>)

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