Tag Archives: church decline

  1. Successful Failure: How God changed my ministry perspective.

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    October 29, 2015 by cbbeard

    Sometimes God gives us what we want to show us that the focus of our desire is misguided.  Sometimes God …
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  2. What if “Missional” is more than a fad?

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    April 10, 2013 by cbbeard

    Trust me, I get it.  Church leaders are tired of getting hoodwinked.  Church members are tired of being taken through …
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  3. A Review of “The Permanent Revolution”

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    October 2, 2012 by cbbeard

    The Permanent Revolution: Apostolic Imagination and Practice for the 21st Century Church In The Permanent Revolution, Alan Hirsch and Tim …
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  4. How the Enlightenment Messed Up the Church

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    September 24, 2012 by cbbeard

    Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  The Declaration of Independence. The Bill of Rights; bearing arms, free speech, religious …
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  5. Forgotten Traits of the Church

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    August 14, 2012 by cbbeard

    Author’s note:  This post is an edited reprint of my submission to a class discussion forum regarding effectiveness of the …
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