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Dec 5, 2016: Jesus Is Lord

Dec 5, 2016: Jesus Is Lord

This truth will make you free

 
Nov 28, 2016: Threats to God’s Narrative

Nov 28, 2016: Threats to God’s Narrative

A wake-up call to all Christians to become aware of the most pressing spiritual issue of our time.

 
Nov 21, 2016: Return to God’s Narrative

Nov 21, 2016: Return to God’s Narrative

The church has been corrupted by cultural accommodation.

 
Nov 14, 2016: Live the Narrative

Nov 14, 2016: Live the Narrative

Christians must know the narrative, proclaim it and live it.

 
Nov 7, 2016: Marketing Jesus

Nov 7, 2016: Marketing Jesus

Pragmatism has moved the church toward a business model.

 
Oct 31, 2016: It’s All About Me

Oct 31, 2016: It’s All About Me

Worship has become narcissistic, focusing on me and my praise of God.

 
Oct 24, 2016: Avoiding a Narcissistic Faith

Oct 24, 2016: Avoiding a Narcissistic Faith

Churches embrace a narcissistic approach to life when they shape ministry by need.

 
Oct 17, 2016: Narrative Thinking

Oct 17, 2016: Narrative Thinking

We need to see the world through the divine narrative, not the other way around.

 
Oct 10, 2016: Democracy vs. God’s Narrative

Oct 10, 2016: Democracy vs. God’s Narrative

Just because democracy is influenced by the implications of Christian narrative does not make it the Christian narrative.

 
Oct 3, 2016: The Narrative-Shaped Church

Oct 3, 2016: The Narrative-Shaped Church

Worship sings, proclaims and enacts God’s narrative.

 
Sep 26, 2016: Church Shaped by Culture

Sep 26, 2016: Church Shaped by Culture

People who have been overly influenced by current cultural ideology have a warped view of the church and its ministries.

 
Sep 19, 2016: God’s Narrative

Sep 19, 2016: God’s Narrative

Everything that the church is and does flows out of God’s narrative.

 
Sep 12, 2016: Countercultural Mission

Sep 12, 2016: Countercultural Mission

The church must recover its countercultural mission to the world.

 
Sep 5, 2016: Historic Spirituality

Sep 5, 2016: Historic Spirituality

We must return to a historic spirituality like that taught and practiced in the ancient catechumenate.

 
Aug 29, 2016: Wrong Forms of Worship

Aug 29, 2016: Wrong Forms of Worship

Beware lecture-oriented, music-driven, performance-centered and program-controlled worship models.