Theological Imprinting

Theological Imprinting    When I was a Psychology major in College, I learned about imprinting. When a bird, or other animal, is born, the first living thing they see is identified as “mother,” and they spend the rest of their lives recognizing and...
Where There is No Vision

Where There is No Vision

Where there is no vision, the people perish. (Proverbs 29:18) The Bible states in Proverbs 29:18, “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” The vision to which this verse refers is spiritual vision. Spiritual vision provides direction. It provides...
Guns in Church?

Guns in Church?

I read an article on NPR yesterday about a church in Mexico, New York where the church website states that it is “not a gun free zone,” and the pastor, Ron Russell, encourages parishioners to carry guns to church on Sundays. The article states, “Russell, 70, believes...
Flying while Building

Flying while Building

One of the analogies I keep hearing around church starting is that you are flying a plane and trying to build it at the same time. After nearly three years in the fray at Forum Church, I couldn’t agree more. Here’s three things to think about as God calls...
Discipleship

Discipleship

Traveling on the interstate a short time ago, I noticed a bill-board advertising which read, “UNDO ‘I DO’.  1-800-DIVORCE.” And the name of the law firm doing the advertising was, “Family Law Firm.” This struck me as odd. Why would...
Podcast: Slave Free Earth’s Cathy Henderson

Podcast: Slave Free Earth’s Cathy Henderson

In 2017, you should have invested your money in virtual and augmented reality tech or medical marijuana. According to Forbes, they were the fastest growing industries of 2017. Medical marijuana topped $10 billion in sales. Now let’s put that into perspective with one...