WILL YOU BE MY FACEBOOK FRIEND?Social Media and the GospelBy Tim Chester Tim Chester (2013) cautions us about the pitfalls of social media in his book Will you be my Facebook friend?: Social Media and the Gospel . The Danger In the book Will you be my Facebook friend?, Tim Chester warns us about the dangers of social media. He sees the near ubiquitous influence of social media and raises a red flag of caution. Chester calls us to consider how social media may be changing the way we … [Read more...] about Will you be my Facebook friend?
WRECKEDWhen a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable LifeBy Jeff Goins Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life by Jeff Goins describes the journey from complacency to sensitivity, from indifference to compassion. Being "wrecked" is the moment we awaken to and begin this journey. It is that moment on a mission trip when you see true poverty for the first time. It is that moment when you come to truly know someone and be touched by their story. Being wrecked is being … [Read more...] about Wrecked by Jeff Goins
Buzzwords buzz around. They float and fly and flit, but they don’t often land anywhere. “Missional” has been one such buzzword. Churches and ministry leaders have discussed the term for the last several years, but much of the conversation has remained theoretical, focusing on definitions of the gospel, the mission, and the church. Few books have ventured into the day-to-day aspects of actually being missional. In Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation, we find a helpful … [Read more...] about Subversive Kingdom