Author credit: A fellow Rogue Millennial that wishes to remain anonymous My wife and I recently quit going to church… for good. Now before we get in to why, let’s talk about some things that are important to know: 1) I am a lesbian. 2) I am happily married to my wife for 8 years.... Continue Reading →
Churches have never worried a whole lot about young adults. The prevailing attitude is, "They'll come back when they settle down, get married and have kids." It just isn't happening. Churches can't afford to willfully deny the looming crisis.
A big part of Rogue Millennials is encouraging believers to "own" their personal ministry for Christ and his Kingdom. Every believer is called to be part of a holy priesthood. Holy means "set apart" and priesthood means being a leader in spiritual matters - a leader means leading the way, showing the way, setting the... Continue Reading →
"Many church leaders have become wolves dressed in wool by managing Jesus instead of managing their cross."
Okay. I'm going to do it. My New Year resolution was not to crush anyone's dreams in 2017 but 24 hours in I'm already prepared to fail. Jeremiah 29:11 is a beautiful passage. We all know it well. From bumper stickers to coffee mugs, graduation mementos to encouragement cards. "For I know the plans I... Continue Reading →
The Priesthood of Believers – Unleashing the Millennials! So the masses should minister, and paid clergy should train and empower them? Is there Scriptural precedent for this? Naturally! The entire New Testament. Paul made tents for a living, he wasn’t a paid pastor. He made it his purpose to disciple others and raise them to... Continue Reading →
Ministry of the Masses - Emptying the Pews: We’ve explained how “church” can mean different things. There is “church” (lower case) which describes a business that provides religious leaders and services. And “Church” (upper case) which is the whole body of Christians who act as the Body of Christ. This second definition has no institutional... Continue Reading →