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10 Reasons Churches Are Not Reaching Millennials

In Faith, Top 10 by Frank Powell106 Comments

Many people are pessimistic about Millennials, but I believe the next generation is poised to transform the culture (and the world) for the good. For many churches and leaders, however, Millennials are (to borrow from Winston Churchill) “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” I would agree with Churchill’s statement …

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7 Really Dumb Reasons To Leave A Church

In Faith, Top 10 by Frank Powell93 Comments

Church hopping. It’s like Jesus hopscotch. With a Buick or Cadillac instead of Nikes or Reeboks. And everyone seems to be playing. Christians jump around from church to church. Hop from one trend to another. And there are certainly valid reasons to leave a church. But there are many more terrible …

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12 Signs You Are A Modern-Day Pharisee

In Faith, Top 10 by Frank Powell34 Comments

The Pharisees are mentioned in pulpits and classrooms all over the world. They are the source of jokes. The topic of sermons. Man, I wish I had a penny for every time a Christian teacher referenced the Pharisees. I wouldn’t be here. Maybe in the Caribbean somewhere. But not here. #truth. Here …

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The 10 Commandments Of An Un-Committed Christian

In Culture, Top 10 by Frank Powell55 Comments

A Christian is committed to God. It is not a half-hearted journey. At least it is not intended to be. But many “Christians” have done it. They have turned following Jesus from a selfless sacrifice to a selfish pursuit. Christianity is nothing more than a status. A box to check. I can’t imagine …