Three Keys to Talking About “Hard Stuff” in the Church Context

This is part five of five in my five-part series on talking about the hard stuff within the church context. Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 by clicking on the links.  I've been a lot more outspoken recently in groups of people about how I think the church is not willing to talk … Continue reading Three Keys to Talking About “Hard Stuff” in the Church Context

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10 More Pieces of “Hard Stuff” We Need to Talk About More/Differently in the Church

This is part four of five in my five-part series on talking about the hard stuff within the church context. Check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 by clicking on the links. This is an extension of Part 3, kind of a Part 2 to Part 3. Basically, Part 4. 11) Technology use.  … Continue reading 10 More Pieces of “Hard Stuff” We Need to Talk About More/Differently in the Church

10 Pieces of “Hard Stuff” We Need to Talk About More/Differently in Church

Note: This is the third part in a five-part series about talking about the hard stuff. Find the first part here, and the second part here.  Enough prefacing. Here are 10 things we need to be talking about more or speaking about in a different way in the church context. 1) Sexual sin/addiction. I've written … Continue reading 10 Pieces of “Hard Stuff” We Need to Talk About More/Differently in Church

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Talk About the Hard Stuff in Church

I've been watching a lot of How I Met Your Mother recently, and I love it. It's funny, it's relatable, and the characters are just awesome. Two of the characters, the married couple Marshall and Lily, have a rule in their relationship where they can hit "pause" on a serious conversation if they need to deal with … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Don’t Talk About the Hard Stuff in Church