It’s come to my attention that it’s been almost a year since I last blogged. Oops. So, I’ve decided today to come out of the drought. In your college and young adult ministry, we’ve been doing a series called Messy Faith which I will explain in future posts. Needless to say, it got messy, as … More We’ve Lost the Art of Civility
The Bible is very descriptive of the devil: who he was, who he is, his fate, what he does, and why he does it. We know through various passages that: He was the chief angel who led the heavenly host in worship (Ezekiel 28:12-18). He was was full of pride and wanted to switch places … More We blame the devil too much…time to look in the mirror
It’s a unique month heading into Easter with 3 “religious” movies hitting the box offices: Son of God, God’s Not Dead, and Noah. Obviously the latter has come under scrutiny and criticism because of excessive poetic license and extra-Biblical content. Uh oh. Newsflash. Hollywood didn’t follow the script. A bigger travesty to me is the … More It’s Just A Movie Folks. Watch It. Don’t Watch It. Move On.
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Often times when it comes to embracing change, the very thing that disables organizations from moving forward is the fear of uncertainty. The excuse that is frequently made comes in the form of a question, “Which is worse, the devil you know or the devil you don’t know?” A In…
Suppose I should start out by acknowledging that some people love eating broccoli, even if it’s raw. I, however, am not one of them. The preferred state is slightly boiled (still retaining the nutrients) and drizzled with cheese or dressing. So, why the metaphor? We know we need fiber, nutrients, and minerals. Broccoli is good … More If Prayer Is Like Eating Broccoli Put Some Cheese On It!
I saw the above in my Twitter Feed several months ago and thought I’d write on that subject some day…just now getting around to it… Going on 23 years of ministry, I’ve had time too look back on an amazing ride: the highs and the lows. God’s given me some amazing opportunities and encounters. But … More “HELP! I’m A Codependent Mentor!”
Disappointments happen. They’re a part of life. If we can’t learn how to deal with them, then it’s going to be a very long, uneventful journey. There are times, however, we feel we’ve heard from God, did everything right, and because things don’t end up the way we want, we start to wonder if God … More When We Feel Duped By God