Funeral of Billy Graham: And Why Churches are Dying

Just finished watching the funeral of Billy Graham. It was a simple yet glorious send off that focused on Jesus not Billy.

And it reminded me of why so many of our churches are dying.

Franklin Graham gave the closing eulogy. Over and over he issued an invitation for people to accept Jesus as their savior, […]

Excerpt 1: From “Everything Must Change: Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of Hope”, by Brian D. McLaren

By: Linnea Nilsen Capshaw

The security strategy of Jesus clearly involved a radical break from that of Rome and the various parties in his own nation, whether the violent Zealots, the accommodating Sadducees and Herodians, the blaming Pharisees, or the withdrawing and isolating Essenes. Rather than an aggressive and offensive empire, or a submissive or passive […]