Shannon B. Geiger

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Apparently, the latest congregational survey story goes like this: Willow Creek Com-munity Church, a 5,000-member, five-campus nondenominational church in Illinois, has been surveying its members every three years since 1992; but the latest set of surveys from 2004 to 2007 have set off an alarm bell for senior minister Bill Hybels and his strategic planning […]

Shannon B. Geiger
Greg L. Hawkins
Thursday, November 6th 2008

If you ever want to feel lost, try church-planting in an ethnic context different from your own while living in the United States. Believe me, you've never felt so stupid, no matter what your favorite professor said about you in seminary. Secondly, if you ever want to make others feel lost, try asking this question […]

Shannon B. Geiger
Craig Van Gelder
Wednesday, January 2nd 2008

It's a rare thing to find a theologian altogether thorough, brief, and satisfying. Irish author, theologian, and former atheist Alister McGrath offers a manageable first-read on addressing a new believer's doubts. Parents of teens and ministry workers who forage for short, relevant material may find a good starting point with this book, like kindling that […]

Shannon B. Geiger
Alister McGrath
Friday, June 29th 2007

Precious few seem alarmed by the amount of pain and anger that has emerged over the last thirty years in the hearts of adult children of divorce. In the United States alone, one out of every four adults under the age of forty comes from a broken family. No matter what was said by our […]

Shannon B. Geiger
Tuesday, May 15th 2007

As created male and female, all of us are sexual beings with various seasons of sexual expression. Whether single, married, divorced, widowed, sick, healthy, young, or old, all of us are to engage in chastity as a spiritual discipline over the course of our lives. According to the number of singles in my counseling office, […]

Shannon B. Geiger
Wednesday, May 2nd 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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