3 Dangers of Church Tradition

3 Dangers of Church Tradition

In and of themselves, traditions are not bad things. In fact, they’re good things, and I suppose we all practice them to varying degrees. For instance, one of our family traditions is to exchange gifts on Christmas Eve. I know, it’s kind of like cheating. Apparently...
Quit Preaching! (Part 2)

Quit Preaching! (Part 2)

I hope that you’ve already read the first part of this series in which we answered the question, “Who am I preaching for?” Of the three questions we will have answered, the first is by far the most important. It deals with motive. In some ways, so does the second...
Advice to All My Future Teachers

Advice to All My Future Teachers

I’m not quite sure how many classes I’ve taken, church services I’ve attended, or seminar lectures I’ve heard… too many to count, I’m afraid. Like you, I’ve sat in some great classes and heard some tremendous sermons. Sadly, the opposite is equally true. To be fair...