ALL Christians are theologians

ALL Christians are theologians. If we believe anything about God, we’re theologians. If we teach anything about God, we’re theologians. There’s just no escaping it. Why is it then, that a love for theology is often looked upon as a bad thing by many Christians and churches? There seems to be  a false dichotomy among…

New City Church is launching!

New City Church has been meeting together now for around a year, and we feel now is the time for us to become a “real” church and do the whole public launch thing. I’ve read lots of books over the years about how a church plant’s public launch should go. But thankfully I’ve forgotten most of…

Can you be a good Christian and not go to church?

I’ve often heard the statement, “I don’t have to go to church to be a Christian,” or “I don’t need to go to church to have a relationship with God.” Indeed, even pop culture idol Justin Bieber made small waves last year when he interviewed with for V Magazine saying, “A lot of people who…

Christians, get back into your comfort zone!

I don’t understand why my fellow Christians are always begging people to leave their comfort zone. It’s one of those things you hear repeated so often in Christian circles that you’d think it’s gospel. But, is it? Is being comfortable a bad thing? Isn’t the Holy Spirit’s ministry as our Comforter, to comfort us — despite…

Fish drink, but should Christians?

I recently received emails from two separate people asking my view on Christians and alcohol. Within days, I also noticed this article making the rounds on social media. Then, a co-worker asked what I thought about the same subject (as well as Colorado’s recent green light on recreational marijuana use – but that’s for another…