Every Mary Needs an Elizabeth

Every Mary Needs an Elizabeth

What is it about women and relationships? From the day we’re old enough to write our own name it’s our girlfriends who take center stage. It’s their approval we ache for and their company we desire most. Little girls giggle and hold hands while elderly women sit side by side and chatter away like happy […]

Connect the Unconnected

Connect the Unconnected

  This blog is an excerpt from the free eBook, Stay the Course: Seven Essential Practices for Disciple Making Churches. Download this eBook here in your favorite format at no cost. I recently noticed a sign hanging in a church foyer asking, “Are you connected?” As I stopped and read that sign, I wondered what […]

Problem with the Human Paradigm

Problem with the Human Paradigm

This is part of The False Promise of Discipleship blog series from The Bonhoeffer Project. Read the blog that came right before this one by clicking here. When I (Bill) was nine years old, I went to the altar at my grandmother’s church. A gaggle of praying folks surrounded me and informed me that I […]