How do you define #revival?

Jesus! In my book, Reborn to Be Wild, I remind the church that the Jesus Movement of the 60s and 70s was the last great revival in North America. Often someone will ask me, “What do you mean ‘revival’? How would you define revival?” I’ll...

Genesis, the Book of Beginnings

  Genesis provides the historical foundation for the entire Bible and the basis for the Pentateuch. Moses, the author (Matthew 19:8; Mark 7:10), traces the history of the universe from God’s perspective. The account is selective according to Moses’ purpose to...

Charlottesville, Racism, & Our Friend, Nicole

Nicole Lewis (pictured here talking about Jesus to a large college group) grew up in our church in Glide, Oregon. She was the only bi-racial student in the entire school system (in truth, in the entire county), and also one of the best. She achieved on every level,...

The Worst Excuse to Avoid #Community

I Want to Be Alone! It was the last thing I wanted to do—be around a group of people. I was bone-tired and emotionally spent. A desperate phone call the night before had left Judy and me sleepless. Two of our very best friends had been killed in a car accident in...