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Plans that Live Longer Than You

  “We may or may not follow that plan, Chris. After all, you’re not even going to be here.” One of my elders at the University Church of Christ spoke those words in exasperation during my final days there. I had recently accepted another preaching position in another church. I was leaving on good terms. […]

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The Reinvention of Highland (Pepperdine Presentation)

Below you’ll find the text and slides from my 5/6/15 Pepperdine Bible Lectures presentation on “Reinventing Highland: How an 80 year old Memphis Church Lost 600 Members But Found Its Soul.” SLIDES (PDF):   TEXT: The Reinvention of Highland: How an 80 Year Old Memphis Church Lost 600 Members But Found Its Soul   A […]

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China is the Next Big Thing (Myths About China)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Myths About China

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Myths About China   Members of the Highland China Missions Team recently spent two weeks in three cities in China: Beijing, Qingdao and Wuhan. We visited church leaders and Christians in house-churches, Three Self Patriotic Churches (the government approved church) and in other types of […]

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China Needs “the Truth” (Myths About China)

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Myths About China

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Myths About China Members of the Highland China Missions Team recently spent two weeks in three cities in China: Beijing, Qingdao and Wuhan. We visited church leaders and Christians in house-churches, Three Self Patriotic Churches (the government approved church) and in other types of Christian […]

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