So many of the people who have a profound effect on us lived well before we did. People who lived through great challenge and turmoil, but somehow made it through. People who faced tremendous opposition, but somehow kept their cool and control of their words. People who walked a path with little company while calling […]Read More What Would He Say Today?
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?
A vision for and call to the holy way of God will bring our dead and decayed spirits and congregations alive in Christ and full of the purposed activity in every change that comes to our country and our world.Read More Holiness Lost and Found
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
I fail everyday at something. And so do you. It’s true. No one is 100% with every attempt. Even the most capable at many things is not perfect in everything. It is not a matter of when we fail, but how often and where we fail that are the better questions to ask. Statistics […]Read More Fail. Failing. Failed.
“Here it is again, the Great Reversal: many of the first ending up last, and the last first.” (Matthew 20:16 – The Message) Service. That is the call that God gives to those who put their faith in salvation through Christ Jesus. Specifically, God has called us to serve others in as many ways […]Read More Least, Last, and Living in Reversal
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)