Growing a church is bad for your soul or at least it can be.Read More Growing A Church Is Bad For Your Soul
We all have a mother. There is no getting around it. Having a mother is an intricate part of the procreating process that God dreamed into our earthly reality. While I know that science and social experimentation have tweaked the birthing process since it was first introduced, the genetics of a mother are still required. […]Read More Mother’s Day Revisited
That isn’t a very original thing to say. Everybody has heard it at some point. I didn’t coin the phrase, but I sure believe it to be true. Now that I am looking at buying cars for teenage drivers, new instruments for teenage bandies, and college tuition for soon to be young adults pushed out […]Read More You Get What You Pay For
Social media is a great thing. It is helps us keep up with the lives of friends and families that we are separated from by distance. It helps us connect to people that we sort of know, but may not have been formally introduced. It helps us monitor breaking news from around the world and […]Read More What Does it Mean When You Stop Following Someone?
His words help us to see all of the things that we do in ministry – the menial and the mystical, the glory and the grief, the enriching and the exhausting – as full partners in God’s redemption of the world through the church.Read More In Honor of Good (and not so good) Pastors Everywhere
Tragedy. Terrorist Act. Murder. Psychopath. Hater. Call it what you want, but the Orlando night club shooting is a devastating loss of life on many levels. With more than 100 dead or wounded we know that thousands of family members have been effected with loss and grief. We know that a community has been shaken […]Read More I’ve got something to say to Orlando (but it’s not my words)
I am finding that there are realities in the pastoral life and call that must be confessed or they will bog down our spiritual life and derail our ministry.Read More Why Pastors Need Lent Too