The temptation to pretend that something other than the truth is a reality should pale in comparison to the promise that God can make (and is making) all things new in us.Read More The Halo Effect and its Impact on the Church
It is not our mission to increase the ratings of others who view us.Read More Take A Closer Look
You may (or may not) have heard about the recent article from Gallup naming the people/professions that are popularly more trusted than the pastor. (Brenan, 2017) It is worth the read and consistent with what I hear people say in the “real world.” Nurses ranking #1 overall, with pastors/clergy being ranked #8 between Judges […]Read More When Your Pastor Isn’t Very Pastoral
Holiness in our daily walk is born out of a humbled spirituality that engages God in prayer, commitment, and obedience in all aspects of faith.Read More God Sees Your Spiritual Passive Aggressiveness
Don’t let someone hyped up on Mountain Dew and CNN/FOX News ruin your day.Read More Can You Be Friends With A Hyped Up Democrat or Republican?
It is a question that is hard to ask, but makes it easy to identify our words, thoughts, and deeds that are inappropriate, scandalous, shameful, and sinful.Read More Matt Lauer and the Question He Didn’t Ask
This rant…er, I mean…this post is a long time coming. Like I mean a realllyyy loooooonnnnng time coming. So please be patient and bear with me. My kids are all in high school and I have been to a blue million baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and track events to watch and support them. That does […]Read More Loud Sports Mom and the Prayer Life