Posts in Church
Should We Partner with Other Churches?

We know that Jesus’ church is ONE church, but it’s also true that many churches have different interpretations of the Bible. So when it comes to partnerships between churches, when should churches partner with each other? Does it matter what other churches believe for those partnerships? These are the kinds of questions we’re walking through today.

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Should We Talk About the Bible?

Many of us are familiar with this small group situation: The leader reads some Scripture, then asks the group, “So what do you think?” and no one says anything. Conversely, our group could have a lengthy conversation about the Bible every week, and yet there is no sign that anyone is growing spiritually. What is going on, here?

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Is God's Love Reckless?

The worship song "Reckless Love" by Cory Asbury has been very popular in Christian culture and at our own church. Some have asked, however, is God's love "reckless," as the song's chorus describes? In this episode, we discuss whether God's love is reckless and whether we should sing "Reckless Love" in church.

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Mission Update from Kenya

A little over a year ago, Taylor & Jessica Jolley moved to Nairobi, Kenya, to disciple college students as missionaries. This week, the Jolleys are visiting family and friends in the States. We sat down with them to get an update on the last year and how we can better pray for them.

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Should Christians be Politically Correct?

The term "politically correct," meaning language that avoids offending anyone, is often used derogatorily. In our highly divisive political culture, should Christians worry about getting along well with people of different beliefs? Should Christians be "politically correct"? That's our question today in one of our longest episodes ever.

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Being Against is Easy; Being For is Hard

Do you ever notice how difficult it is to publicly like the thing that everyone else seems to hate? Hating is very in. We live in a rage culture were it seems like everyone is "anti" something. Sometimes that makes sense - anti-bullying, anti-drug, anti-racism - but what does it mean to be FOR something? If we're anti-racism, are we FOR diversity and cultural respect, and do our actions reflect that? Being for something is much more difficult and involved than being against something. As Arrowhead Church prepares a new campaign for missional living, we consider why it's easier to be against than far.

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Can You Attend Church Online?

Over the last 10 years or so, people have had options to participate in "online churches" - whether by watching live worship and services on their computer screens, or by joining small group discussion groups on their phone - but are those options really "church?" As our own church begins to live stream Sunday services, we discuss the benefits and concerns of moving spiritual content online and how a Christian should consider those digital resources. 

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Multi-Level Marketing & The Church

Ever been invited to a party for a product? Then you've heard of Multi-Level Marketing. Multi-Level Marketing, or MLM, is a popular form of business where everyday people are the distributors for a company's products. Makeup, vitamins, essential oils, baskets, kitchenware, and a hundred others, MLMs are extremely popular, especially among women and especially in American churches. Whether you're a buyer or seller, sometimes, MLMs can lead to problems between friends. Should we avoid MLMs? Should we go to the parties? In this episode, we talk about where MLMs can create challenges and how we can all navigate them.

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