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Lessons From the Early Church: God’s glory should motivate churches’ decisions

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances A little more than a year ago (Jan. 1, 2015), one of the largest churches in the United States disbanded. Mars Hill Church,… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/god-s-glory-should-motivate-churches-decisions/

Lessons From the Early Church: Thinking universally will lead to a better Church

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances Pastors do not have special powers. God does not listen to my prayers more than yours. I am no more righteous than you are. Pastors… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/thinking-universally-will-lead-to-a-better-church/

Lessons From the Early Church: Early Christians focused on God

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances The most marvelous irony of the 21st century American church is its simultaneous obsession with and utter failure to mimic the first… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/early-christians-focused-on-god/

Ask not what your church can do for you

LOOKING UP: Kyle Hooks - "I can’t say enough bad things about going to church, and please don’t think you detect sarcasm here. The idea of sticking a bunch of self-avowed sinners and hypocrites into an organization together, each one trying to suck whatev…
Read More Looking Up Sometimes the music is bad. Really bad. Sometimes parents don’t realize that the time has come to excuse themselves once their progeny has begun screaming.… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/ask-not-what-your-church-can-do-for-you/