Winnowing Power of The Gospel

Winnowing Power of The Gospel

EVERYONE IN THE FIRST CENTURY WORLD knew the purpose of a winnowing fork. Farmers used it to separate the wheat from its chaff. They tossed the grain into the air. The wind blew the lighter chaff to the side, and the heavier wheat fell to the threshing floor.  In the...

Counter-Cultural Churches Flourish

In his book, Prophetic Untimeliness, author, Os Guinness makes the following important observation. “Emphasize only the natural fit between the gospel and the spirit of our age and we will have an easy, comfortable gospel that is closer to our age than to the...

Do We Need Church Plants?

Some complain when they hear of a new church plant. “We don’t need more churches.” However, in his book Breakout Churches: Discover How to Make the Leap Thom Ranier notes that “eighty percent of the churches in North America have either...