“I just can’t find community here.” “I’m having a hard time connecting with people at this church.” “For some reason, I just don’t feel like I have anything in common with people here.” I can
The flight attendant giving emergency instructions must be one of the most ignored persons in human history. It’s not that people are necessarily uninterested; they’ve just heard it all before. I decided to listen last
At some point in my childhood, someone encouraged me to develop a character trait that I was apparently missing. I don’t remember the exact context for the advice or even who presented the case, but
It was the first time I ever saw a man wearing a skirt. At least, I thought it was a skirt. Come to find out, it was actually a red plaid kilt, the kind worn
Do you ever wish you could have a ‘redo’ on something? I could list many such experiences, but one that has haunted me for the past 16 years is my very first sermon. Coming out
I love listening to my children tell me about their futures. They have all kinds of dreams about all kinds of things. They each know, for example, what they’re going to be when they grow
Some Christians prefer to struggle. The thought was first suggested to me as I listened to Brian Koppelman’s “The Moment” podcast a few years ago. During his 7/7/15 conversation with author Seth Godin, Koppelman relates
Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) is rightly known today for his preaching. The pioneer mega-church pastor attracted weekly crowds numbering in the thousands to his Metropolitan Tabernacle in London, England. His sermons were distributed all over
What does it take to plant a church? Could it be we have the wrong model for the ideal church planting candidate? Pastor Casey McCall relates his own experience in church planting to help us see a better way to think about church planting qualifications.
Casey McCall responds to the events in Charlottesville, Va and how white Christians should respond to their black brothers and sisters in Christ.