One of the most memorable days in my life was seeing our son graduate from the U.S. Marine Corps boot camp. It was a day of pageantry and patriotism, seeing life change, and observing young men who had matured significantly … Continue reading
A Lukewarm coffee sits beside my computer in the bagel shop. Cars pass by the window, driven by people I only glimpse. A smell of burnt toast wafts through the air. A running man passes the shop window. There’s a … Continue reading
John Piper and Philip Yancey. They must have a common great, great, great relative somewhere.
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”.
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
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
(Part 3 in a series exploring how we, as a church at Grace Fellowship, are striving to advance the Gospel and how we hope to more in the future) “And whoever gives one of these little ones only a cup … Continue reading