Category Archive: industrial church

Is It Wrong to See The Church (or Ministry) as The Family Business?

Is It Wrong to See The Church (or Ministry) as The Family Business?

Over the past decades I see many Churches where the Children or In-laws of the Pastor have grown to become the new Pastor of the …

 

I Need To Vent

I Need To Vent

Here is something I just figured out, Liberal/Progressive Denominational Leaders are not different in how they abuse people as those who belong to Conservative Demoninations. Over …

 

Are you a Reformer or a Revolutionary?

Are you a Reformer or a Revolutionary?

I have asked myself this question a great deal over the past few years. I have struggled with finding a balance between being a Reformer …

 

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Within the church there are two general camps. The first camp are those who believe change can only happen from the inside with church …

 

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

This move has been several years in the making; well, it has actually been a life time in the making. Over that time I have …

 

Chad, the UMC and Hell

Chad, the UMC and Hell

A good friend of mine, Chad Holtz, was fired as the pastor of Marrow’s Chapel United Methodist Church in North Carolina, a rural church in …

 

What is half of 11?

What is half of 11?

A very simple question, right? It is straightforward, and easy to answer. Given that question, what would say is half of 11? Most, if not all, …

 

Who am I?

Who am I?

Who am I? I have asked myself that very question many times over my life. Each time I ask, I usually come up …

 

Leadershift in the Church

Leadershift in the Church

For the church to reach this generation for Christ we need a major “leadershift.”  Generally speaking the church has been lost by how its leadership …

 

Who is my tribe?

Who is my tribe?

Who is a member of my tribe?  This is a question I have been asking myself a great deal lately.  I have been asking this …