Where is Your Church’s Allegiance?

Scott AtteberyChurch

In his book, Mere Discipleship, author Lee Camp recounts the Rwandan civil war from the mid 1990’s. At the time, Camp was located in Kenya as a missionary. In the book, he explains how Rwanda had been considered a textbook case of successful Christian Missions. Churches were being planted and were multiplying rapidly. Then came the civil war between the … Read More

Clean Churches Die

Scott AtteberyChristian Living, Church

During my second full week of pastoring, one of the ladies of our church made a disturbing comment. Looking back, I believe her comment probably describes the attitude of many other churches and their members. Our church was getting ready to construct a new building when I was hired. I’m sure the lady meant well, but you can imagine my … Read More

When Judging Is Good

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We hear phrases like “stop judging me,” “you are so judgmental,” or “who am I to judge” often. It’s a shame that the word “judge” has gotten such a tarnished reputation. Ironically, those who think all judging is wrong have, indeed, made a judgment! Perhaps the agenda against judgment has come from a misunderstanding of Matthew 7:1-2 where Jesus said, … Read More