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Why the Restoration Movement Needs a Gospel Revival

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Jesus Model

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Jesus Model   The Need for Restoration My friends Jonathan Storment in Abilene, TX and Josh Ross in Memphis, TN have been speaking and writing a lot about restoration. I, like they, minister among a tribe of churches called Churches of Christ. Historically, we’ve […]

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How Should I Preach? (5 Key Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture #4)

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions [image] In previous posts in this series, I’ve explored shifts in our culture and their impact on preaching.  I’ve suggested five key questions preachers must ask and answer in order to communicate effectively within this changing culture.  We’ve explored three thus far: […]

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What am I Preaching? (5 Key Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture #3)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions My own research finds that we live in a culture where many are uninformed about Christianity, hold pluralistic views about morality and spirituality, distrust the institution of the church, care mostly about the here and now rather than the hereafter, but still […]

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Who is Preaching? (5 Questions for Preaching in a Changing Culture #2)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 5 Key Questions   One without authority. That’s how preacher and author Fred Craddock described us back in 1969.  In his As One Without Authority Craddock was addressing the “when” question (see previous post in this series).  He understood that preachers were moving into a time-zone when […]

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