Church: Refreshing Propaganda

Go & ShineThoughts & Theology

“What is there for any man to preach about if he leaves Jesus Christ out of his sermons?” – Charles Spurgeon In a branded world, we can’t help but think about branding.  Now more than ever churches are worried about logos, colors, signage, and well.. themselves.  I once had a pastor actually tell me that he didn’t encourage his congregation … Read More

Thoughts & Theology | The Entrance of The King

Go & ShineThoughts & Theology

What a party it would have been on the streets of Jerusalem as Jesus rolled into town on his borrowed donkey.  The crowd went wild laying down their cloaks, and fresh-cut branches from nearby trees.  Shouting out praises, “Hosanna, make way for the King!”  I can’t imagine how Jesus felt knowing that in the coming days those same people would … Read More

Thoughts & Theology | Why North America?

Go & ShineThoughts & Theology

Many of us in the North American church have lost site of our spiritual state.  We have this complex that tells us we are just fine.  We have told ourselves for so many years that we’re the spiritual leaders, the truly free, the movers and the shakers, the one’s who fight for humanity, truth, honor, and dignity. But for some … Read More