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April 5, 2018

In his book on Christian Leadership in uncharted territory, author and pastor Tod Bolsinger compares the times the church is living in to the experience of Lewis and Clark on their famous journey westward into uncharted territory. They were in search of the Northwest P...

August 2, 2017

I imagine one might ask, and rightly so, how it is that an almost 64 year old recently retired Deacon would be invited to share some thoughts on a forum like Brave New Church.


Where to begin? How about with 37 years in congregational youth and family ministry, during w...

July 6, 2017

In a world where the research says Millennials are opting out of their faith (Pew Research: Religion Among the Millennials), I sit at my computer working on an inter-generational summer video study series for my job. As I sit here and watch these videos on God, His Gra...

May 22, 2017

Shows like The Walking Dead, video games like Dead Rising, movies like World War Z, and books like The Loving Dead have all seen widespread success in the past few years.  We are utterly fascinated with the idea of creatures existing in an undead state terrorizing the...

May 7, 2017

Why is my church dying? The question was asked with such longing. It came at the end of an hour of conversation, as I sat across from the woman in her mid-sixti

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