The word recalibrate is often used in church circles today. We use it in the FMC to describe what it looks like when a church rediscovers its purpose and elevates its effectiveness. It does not cast aspersions upon the church that was. It just acknowledges that language, culture and appeal changes in time. And, so […]

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We live in an uncertain world. Though many folks are entrenched in their beliefs- political, religious, social- being entrenched is different than being certain. Even the most entrenched and convinced to whom I speak are often uncertain as to what will happen if the economy collapses, governments fall, their expectations fail or climate change wreaks […]

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An active shooter in Virginia Beach killing a dozen coworkers and seven coordinated suicide bomb attacks on Easter in Sri Lanka killing 258 have something beyond the tragic loss of life in common. There was nothing that tipped off workers, worshippers and vacationers of the impending attack. In each case, some unremarkable people, unremarkably stood […]

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