19th century US settlers were seeking to find a way to combat large fires. They developed a plan of setting smaller, controlled fires hoping to prevent larger ones by depriving them of fuel. Thus, they fought fire with fire. This concept reminds me of Solomon's instructions to his son in Proverbs 5:15-19 15 Drink water from your own cistern,
flowing water from your own well.
16 Should your springs be scattered abroad,
streams of water in the streets?
17 Let them b
The SBC Prez with a great article on hospitality Let's Just Be Honest and Admit We Hate One Another I think a singing church is a Spirit filled church and that's been on my mind lately. This article talks about what's killing it.
This is a great article on the attractional model of church. Pastor Andrew Stoeklein took his own life last week and this is a blog post penned by his wife. In relation to pastors and suicide this is an article written by Thom Rainier on how church members can help. The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel has been making its rounds on the blogosphere in the last two days. Here are two viewpoints on it: Why I signed it Why I can't sign it