Stories from Church Starters

Podcast: Zack Hunt & American Jesus Madness

Zack Hunt has written for Huffington Post, Christianity Today, World Vision, Red Letter Christians, Relevant Magazine, Ministry Matters, and CWR Magazine. He writes theological on matters that might cause many ministers to come under scrutiny. One glance at some of...

Defining Ourselves

Although Jonah never really enjoyed his mission, he could never get away from who he was.  When asked by the sailors in the boat in the storm, "Tell us, who is responsible for making all this trouble for us? What kind of work do you do? Where do you come from? What is...

On Standard Time and Church Culture

This weekend, I found myself getting unreasonably angry at (most) local churches on my social media feeds. As I was scrolling around Facebook and Instagram (I’m too old for Snapchat), it became apparent that the American Church may be one of the only remaining...

Podcast: 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation One long piece of parchment, 95 arguments, a nail and a hammer…that pretty much sums up the Protestant Reformation! Don’t we all wish it was that easy. Yet through Martin Luther’s courage on that pivotal 31st day of...

SERVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR

SERVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR After Maria pass close to Miami left us several days without power, and some destruction, especially with trees in the all city, the large damage was in the Keys. Some of the visitor of our church have friends in Immokalee. This is a little town...

Podcast: Jack Jenkins of ThinkProgress

Conversation with Jack Jenkins of ThinkProgress Jack Jenkins does not shy away from writing on difficult topics. Just read some of his titles from recent articles. Last month he wrote an editorial response to the Las Vegas Shooting. “America has a skewed perception of...

“Everything in moderation, including moderation”

“I must confess that over the last few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Counciler or the Ku...

Podcast: Theology of Vocation, featuring Story Photographers

Conversation on the Theology of Vocation, featuring Story Photographers Have you ever considered the theology of vocation? The church often focuses on the theology of calling for clergy. In fact, we have created many systems to refine this call, including short-term...