Have you earned the right to offend?

By Jack Wilkie ​“The church is just too judgmental,” they say. “Doesn’t the Bible say ‘Do not judge lest you be judged’”?The most popular Bible verses in recent years have completely flipped from what they once were. Rather than verses like John 3:16 which tell of the love of Jesus Christ, the most well-known Bible … Read more…

3 ways the church must respond to #MeToo and #TimesUp

By Jack Wilkie One of the biggest stories of the last year has been the emergence of the “#MeToo” movement, and more recently the #TimesUp addition to it. Our country has watched as thousands of women have opened up about their experiences as victims of unwanted sexual advances and sexual assault all the way up … Read more…

Hitting the Reset Button on Church

By Jack Wilkie The more I study, read, and reflect, the more I feel that we’ve fundamentally misunderstood what the church should be.  I’m not sure where that disconnect originally happened – perhaps during the centuries of the Catholic church’s domination  – but it’s time we hit the reset button. We must recover the church’s … Read more…