John Piper and Philip Yancey. They must have a common great, great, great relative somewhere.
I read a shocking statistic many years ago that 7 out of every 10 Bible college and seminary graduates will be out of the pastoral ministry within three years of graduating. At the time, I thought it must be an … Continue reading
Pastors, Great article about evaluating our ministries. At this time of year we all think about the last year and look to the future. Sometimes it can be discouraging. Mike Glenn, Senior Pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church has a good … Continue reading
Okay…here it goes: I post pictures of bugs on my FaceBook page. I’ve memorized every word in Tom Cruise’s movie, “The Last Samurai” I take a sleeping pill at around 9:00pm most nights (yes, it is over-the-counter) I work at … Continue reading
http://pastors.com/4-questions-for-preachers-in-a-dry-spell/ Pastor Friends…helpful article on getting out of that “rut” or “dry-spell”.
Acts 11:23 “When he (Barnabas) came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.” Grace is like air, gravity, coldness, or amoebas. You … Continue reading
A deepening sense of sadness is growing within me this week. It is a sadness which is welling from my spirit for the families who are heart-broken by Friday’s shooting. The grief and loss they are dealing with is beyond … Continue reading
I rarely watch Colbert’s show and last night it took me about 3 minutes to be reminded why. While flipping channels, I happened to see Colbert interviewing Mandy Patinkin of CSI and Homeland fame – so I thought I would … Continue reading
Brief message to Grace Fellowship Church in Des Moines, IA
(A brief thought for Grace Fellowship Church and other believers concerned with evangelism) Last Friday I had an incredibly sobering moment while chasing my wife and daughters through Kohls. They had all scattered to look for some deals, or stand … Continue reading