Josh Ott from Grace Free Church in Cressona, Pennsylvania on How to Preach to Millennials

Josh Ott from Grace Free Church in Cressona, Pennsylvania wrote a blog post that ran on the national EFCA blog. The post breached the topic  on how to preach to millennials. The post Josh wrote was in many ways good. This post today is a response to Josh letting him  know how millennials view many topics and how people like Josh can better engage them.  Continue reading

Stillmeadow Community Church in Baltimore, Maryland is a Staging Area for Flood Relief

Flooding hit Howard, and Baltimore County and city hard on May 27, 2018. The damage is quite severe with many people focused on Ellicott City. Yet there are projected to be long term issues in other parts of Baltimore. The EFCA ReachGlobal has responded to the situation and Stillmeadow Community Church which is led by Michael S. Meadow is being used as a staging area for floor relief. Today’s post deals with how the EFCA responds to a disaster in the community of Baltimore.  Continue reading

Bob Jennerich from Grace Redeemer Community Church in Garland, Texas on Scrambled Eggs and Faith

This looks at Bob Jennerich’s Grace Redeemer Community Church in Garland, Texas. At his EFCA church Bob wrote a post on his blog about how faith is like scrambled eggs. How things can be scrambled and how pressure comes from the world. While Bob means well I am using his post to illustrate how parts of evangelicalism can increase suffering. Plus, the question must be asked; should everyone be like the Apostle Paul? Isn’t that an incredible burden being put on people?  Continue reading

An Open Letter to James Crestwood (On the Death of your Mom)

An open letter to a close friend, James Crestwood. James’ Mom passed away in Salina, Kansas on April 2, 2018. Her funeral was at First Covenant Church in Salina this morning April 6. This is a letter of mourning and a letter telling one brother that I am here for his family amidst the pain, and loss. I love you James, I will always have your back, but especially in the painful and dark times of life. Now is one of those periods.  Continue reading

Is God Judging the United States? Three Lakes Evangelical Free Church in Wisconsin Responds to the Sandy Hook Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut

When the Sandy Hook massacre happened in Newtown, Connecticut in December of 2012 Three Lakes Evangelical Free posed a question. Is God judging America? This post came about due to the comments made by people like James Dobson and Mike Huckabee. I offer some feedback and respond to what is stated by this EFCA church in Northern Wisconsin.  Continue reading