William Sloos Within this rapidly secularizing culture, the church struggles to maintain its relevancy. Seismic shifts in moral, social and spiritual patterns among emerging generations occur at unprecedented levels in society and the church. Among Millennials and Gen Zs, individualism and consumerism dominate their thinking and inform their behaviour; they base their choices on feelings … Read more
Hope is what fuels our zest for living. Martin Luther said, “everything that is done in this world is done by hope.” If you think about it, everything that we do is for the hope and joy of something that we are looking forward to. We go to school for years with the hope and … Read more
In my most difficult moments, I knew that there had to be more than I was seeing and experiencing. I also believed whole-heartedly that there was so much more kingdom life than we were living in our local church. I didn’t see the Mission coming alive and I wanted it so bad I could feel it … Read more
Perhaps you find yourself in this scenario: you are newly interested in learning how to defend your faith, but you are overwhelmed by just how massive the field of Christian Apologetics is. You might imagine yourself in a potential witnessing conversation and think of a hundred different questions or objections that a skeptic might raise. … Read more
I want to tell you how to share hope (but not germs) this year. Huh? Let me explain. I had to sneeze recently—in a restaurant. Now, do you remember back in 2019 when you would sneeze around folks and someone would say, “Bless you”? Now, it’s like—HIDE YOUR KIDS! I tried to stop it, like … Read more
A friend of mine likes to say, “The best gospel presentation is the one given.” That’s true. And convicting. Many good books, sermons, and seminars can help us prepare to share our faith. But none of these resources can do for us what we often find the hardest thing to do: just start the conversation.