Dissecting The Church Clique

That word, “clique” – people don’t like it. And they don’t like being described with it because they associate it with cattiness and backstabbing. But that’s not the way I mean it here. When I say “church clique,” I’m simply referring to a group of Christians with a shared history whose culture (often unintentionally) is more insular than inclusive. [Click title to read more.]

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On That Whole “Don’t Criticize The Pastor” Thing

The key is to understand what “criticism” really means before we tell people not to do it to the pastor. Because when we simply toss out “don’t criticize the pastor” as some unquestioning edict without thinking through the nuances of what it actually means, we create a space where corruption, sin, darkness, false knowledge, and destruction can grow unchecked. [Click title to read more.]

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