If Mark Driscoll is looking for another conference to crash, here’s one.

If Mark Driscoll is looking for another conference to crash, here's one.
Here’s the perfect conference for Mark Driscoll to visit with more of his free books.

The parable of the preacher who made up parables

The parable of the preacher who made up parables
Once upon a time, a blogger made up a parable to illustrate the dangers of pastors who’d rather preach about themselves than Scripture. It went something like this: One Sunday a popular preacher, finding no good verses to use, told his congregation the parable of the house with the closed doors. It went something like ...

The sufficiently ambiguous tweet of the day

From Heath Houston: The obvious solution is to outlaw assault pastors.

Having fun with the Furtick vision translator

Since Steven Furtick has discovered that visions and delusions are difficult to tell apart, let’s revisit some of his earlier teachings, this time substituting delusion for vision. Sometimes God plants a delusion in your heart so outrageous that you need to keep it to yourself for a while. Understanding and passing the delusion down from ...

The new confessional preaching

A few years ago, “confessional preaching” would have had people assuming you were talking about pastors who promoted and adhered to the great confessions and creeds of the faith. Nowadays, you’re just as likely to find preachers who confess to their embarrassing physical ailments or sinful urges. A helpful reader sent me this article about ...

A Catalyst conference question

For those of you attending Catalyst in Atlanta this week, if you come back home motivated to do great feats of evangelism, does that make you a catalytic converter?

Speaking of Nit-picking

Speaking of Nit-picking
 A ministry simile for resource challenges: I was horrible at math in middle school.  But I was pretty good at similes.  Remember those?              Yellow is to sun as ____ is to moon Guns n Roses is to best band ever as Tiger Woods is to ____ God is to Satan as dogs are to ____ ...

Ed Stetzer and Alan Hirsch on Multisite

Ed Stetzer and Alan Hirsch on Multisite
Ed Stetzer says: If you aren’t questioning multi-site, you aren’t thinking. Hmmm. I guess we know who played on a basketball team that didn’t keep score. credit for video to Out of Ur.

Calling all decoder ring owners

After refuting the devil’s lie just a couple of weeks ago that NewSpring is just out for your money, I don’t know if this tweet is self parody or just his latest iwanna urge: I think I want a jeep…or either a really fast sports car…can’t decide! Paper or plastic. Fries or rings. Credit or ...

Relevant Preaching

Relevant Preaching
Furtick: Just decided Kanye, Taylor, & Beyoncé will make a guest appearance in my sermon this weekend. That’s interesting. My Pastor preached about 3 famous people this weekend, too. Mordecai, Esther, and Haman.