The Ambiguity of Missional Community Formation

“We have no clue what we’re doing.” Stupid statement to repeat (over and over again) when you’re trying to get people to understand what a missional community is.  Really dumb when you want people to understand that you’re starting an actual church, not a cult. The statement didn’t sit well with those who cared for…

The Answer To Ferguson

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. (1 Peter 2) Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil…

So, We Had This Idea: #Converge365

So, this is a fun idea that I’m excited about! Our team has been working on it for nearly a year! It’s going to be a remarkable collision that ultimately results in unification around a mission. Converge 365 from NC Baptist on Vimeo.

Legalism & Easter

“Legalism is seeking to achieve forgiveness from God and justification before God through obedience to God…. It says, in effect, ‘Your plan didn’t work. The cross wasn’t enough and I need to add my good works to it to be saved.’ … None of us earn God’s approval and love by our good works. None…