Borders bookstores are closing their doors. In a recent farewell letter, former CEO Mike Edwards described their stores as “…places where people have sought knowledge, entertainment and enlightenment and connected with others who share their passions.” As I read his words, I began to think about what we seek as a church, and… Continue reading My Birthday
You would have to be a Dodger fan to miss the fact that much emphasis is placed on the Gospel at Arcade Church. Not a week goes by that someone raises the question, “What exactly is the Gospel?” Each time I respond, I find myself saying it differently. I make no apology about that because… Continue reading What is the Gospel?
I know I’ve been focusing a lot lately on the topic of parenting in the eBlasts. I guess the burden I feel is not so much for the next generation as it is for the entire family. Let’s face it, being a godly family in our world today is getting tougher, not easier. To cap… Continue reading How to Make Your Kids Hate Church
I would like to begin with a question, “What would Sacramento look like if Satan completely controlled it?” Each of us would no doubt put our own spin on visualizing a Satan-controlled city, but our descriptions would all probably include the common themes of crime, violence, drugs and so on. A little over 50 years… Continue reading Are You Gospel-Drenched?