February 21, 2023.Reading time 13 minutes.
“Do not leave here until you learn and experience the love of God so you can pour it out. The world needs this kind of love.” This is what the Rev. Zach Meerkreebs ended on as he wrapped up his message1 at Asbury University’s chapel, which became the biggest revival we’ve seen in Gen Z’s […] Read More
December 23, 2015.Reading time 4 minutes.
I am constantly amazed at how cyclical what’s old becomes new again. Especially how sharing God’s story of redemption during the holidays has been reinvented throughout the ages. In 1847, a French parish priest asked local wine merchant Placide Cappeau to pen a poem for Christmas mass. Famous for his artistry with words, Placide was […] Read More
July 25, 2013.Reading time 4 minutes.
In his book You Lost Me, David Kinnaman—president of the Barna Group—divides once church-going Millennials into three types of spiritual journeyers: “nomads,” “prodigals” and “exiles.” Despite church homes stalwartly flashing the “welcome” sign, many youth are exiting the building to strap on backpacks and opt for a mobile life, leaving them spiritually homeless. The next generation […] Read More