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Donald Trump, the Johnson Amendment, and the Question of Christian Cowardice

Posted Jan 11, 2017 by Michael L. Brown If President Trump succeeds in removing the oppressive Johnson Amendment, which limits freedom of speech from the pulpits, will Christian leaders be more outspoken on controversial moral, cultural, and political issues? I have my doubts, since I don’t believe it is the Johnson Amendment that has muzzled… Read More »

Another Look at the Seeker Friendly Church

I recently read an article about seeker friendly churches which basically stated that seekers are no longer seeking. In the article the author sighted a recent Pew Research Center study that reveals that most Americans do not attend church regularly, and that more and more Americans have no religious affiliation at all. Actually, this segment… Read More »

Doing What Doesn’t Matter, Where It Doesn’t Work

In my estimation, one of the greatest traps of ministry can be the false assumption that activity is synonymous with productivity. As a result we can easily find ourselves involved in far too many causes and pursuits that may actually dull us to the reality that what we are doing is robbing us of true… Read More »