It’s Already Here

I preached this sermon yesterday at the afternoon jazz worship service at Fourth Presbyterian Church. The scripture text was Matthew 25:31-46. You can

Tales of Two Cities

I preached this sermon at the assembly of the Presbytery of Chicago this past Saturday. Okay, before I say what I’m going to say, I want you to do

What the Church Needs to Learn from U2

I woke up this morning with an email from U2 announcing that they are giving away copies of their new studio album to every iTunes user---that's half

Less Programming, More Networking

Several years ago Mark Oestreicher called for a shift in youth ministry from program-based approaches to what he called Youth Ministry 3.0, grounded