Monthly Archive: December, 2010

Jesus said people prefer old to new … why?

Did you get any used Christmas gifts this year? I’m talking pre-owned, hand-me-down, Goodwill-type stuff.  I doubt it. No one wants used socks for Christmas. But did you know Jesus taught that many people actually prefer old to new? Jesus was a devout Jew and recognized as a great Rabbi, but his ministry philosophy and personal [...]

Do we really need another church?

When giving presentations about our church plant (usually to church boards), I often begin by addressing the question, “Why are we planting a church in this city?” After all, it’s reasonable for people to wonder, “Aren’t there enough churches in Texas?” For those of you who don’t live in the south, Dallas is often called “the buckle [...]