I knew everything there was to know about marriage…I was the expert, had philosophies and ideas that I knew would make marriage unbelievable. THEN I got married and discovered that it took more than philosophy to make marriage successful…it took work and change and adjustments
Once, a young man approached me at my resource table after a meeting. He smiled as he came up to me and said, “Like you, I’m called to speak prophetically, bringing correction to the church.” Something about the way he said this made me feel uncomfortable.
Developments that have transformed our everyday lives. What do text messaging, drip irrigation, and the latest flu vaccine have in common? Like so many other life-changing innovations, they were invented in Israel. Israel’s story is an unlikely, yet inspiring one. Despite continuous wars and virtually no natural
I don’t like this thought…it haunts me and I wish I could do something about it…but the more I reflect on this I believe it is a reality. No matter how hard I pray, no matter how much I study, no matter how passionately I teach,
The alt-right is not a monolithic movement, and so it does not have a uniform view of Jesus. And some on the alt-right do not profess to be Christians at all. But, to the extent there is an alt-right version of Jesus, I reject it
It’s not a boring vocation. If you serve as a pastor or church staff member, there is rarely a boring moment. A few years ago, I began polling pastors and church staff and collecting some really weird things church members said to them. Here is my current