How to Live with God: Fall in Love (Pt 1)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How to Live with God

A friend recently resigned from his ministry position. He was quite successful by every observable criteria. Then, seemingly at the height of his career, he stepped down. When I asked him about it, he said this: “When I trained for ministry, I was taught all the right things to do and all the right things […]

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Living in a World Without God (Esther 1-2) Chris Altrock – May 22, 2016

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series When God Hides

That Kind of Relationship Several  years ago a movie focused on professional athletes and their agents. The movie was called Jerry Maguire.[1] Most athletes and agents portrayed in the movie had relationships we would characterize as “professional.” They were cool and distant. But at the end of the movie Jerry Maguire and his one client, […]

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Go: Growing From One to the World (Jn 6:51) Chris Altrock, John Chen, David Ralston, Lawana Maxwell – May 8, 2016

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Go

The World Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist. His research is foundational for the way we understand how humans grow up. I majored in psychology in college and studied Piaget. He believed that we mature through four stages. I want to quickly describe those four stages. I want to just focus on one aspect of […]

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Book Review on The Radical Pursuit of Rest (John Koessler)

This entry is part 31 of 31 in the series Book Reviews

  The Radical Pursuit of Rest: Escaping the Productivity Trap John Koessler Intervarsity Press 2016 176 Pages ISBN 978-0-8308-4444-9   Bill Hybels, senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, once shared a summary of the difference between religion and Christianity. Religion, he proposed, is spelled “D-O.” It’s all about what we “do” for God. Christianity, […]

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