There have been no shortage of folks out there saying things like, “Blogging is dead” – or some variation thereof. And if what you have in mind is the personal journal-type ramblings of the early Blogger, Typepad, and even WordPress days, then you might be at least a little bit right.
Life can be hard and we all have responsibilities. This house isn’t gonna clean itself, and these bills gotta get paid somehow. But I think we should live to create.
There is a groundswell taking place, a grassroots Christian movement if you will, that centers on renewing charismatic and Pentecostal faith for the twenty-first century. And I think this movement just might be the most exciting area of emergence in the American church today.
I’m not a super disciplined person. But recently I’ve taken up a new spiritual discipline, and I’m quite excited about it.
The senior pastor pulled me aside and, in his infamous dramatic baritone, directed me on how to lead the small group. “I need you to emphasize reprobation,” he said. “I believe it’s essential to understanding the gospel. And these people are way too soft when it comes to the absolute sovereignty of God. I’m a supralapsarian, you know.”