Not every good thing is a God thing

Not every good thing is a God thing

There are many, many good things we could do. So many, in fact, that it can actually cause a problem in one of two ways. One is that we could overcommit and not do anything well. The other is that sometimes when we are faced with too many options, we paradoxically...
Not your run-of-the-mill baby dedication

Not your run-of-the-mill baby dedication

Today’s blog entry is by Ross Nelson, pastor of Northwoods Vineyard Church in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. About six years ago, my older son Nate worked in a family grocery business and oversaw the liquor department. In that capacity, he developed a friendship with another...
Sodality and modality

Sodality and modality

Ralph Winter coined the terms sodality and modality in a little chapter in a big book that a lot of people have on their shelves but have not read: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement. The book is an anthology of articles, edited by Ralph Winter. He included...