They are America’s most educated generation. They are America’s most diverse generation. They are America’s largest generation. They are the Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000. And they are beginning to get married, enter the workforce, and lead the world. The next generation is hopeful. In fact, 96 percent of them agree with the simple statement, “I believe I can do something great.” The church is in a unique position to capture the hearts of this generation. Ironically, Read more [...]

 

 

Fools reject God’s wisdom even though they know better. Proverbs 1 identifies three types of fools: The ignorant fool, the mocking fool, and the hateful fool. The way someone avoids foolishness is to have the right foundation.

  Three notable articles I read this week: Mike Harland – Three ways worship shapes discipleship. “It was then I realized that music was not my message—it was only my language and that God had called me to do a lot more than warm up the congregation for the pastor’s message. I was called to use the powerful tool of music to be engaged in the disciple-making commission that Jesus left His church.” Josh King – Church revitalization: Changing the question. Rather than asking, “What Read more [...]
  Is it real? Is the United States really becoming more diverse? I’ve had well-meaning people ask me these questions. They don’t see ethnic diversity in their circles. First, it’s possible to live in an area of the country that is largely homogenous. Second, and more likely, it’s easy to miss the growth of ethnic diversity, especially if you are Caucasian. If you happen to be in a place that is largely homogenous, then it’s unlikely to remain so in the future because the demographic Read more [...]

 

 

The more choices you have, the more wisdom you need. In a world full of endless choices, wise people work hard to gain wisdom for the right choices. Once wisdom is gained, wise people guard their hearts to keep it.