Hurts and hardship changes us. But in a good way, or a bad way? Who you are and who you can be emerges from the ashes of what you’ve been through. Listen in.
I turned 40 today. That means I’ve been alive for 1,261,440,000 seconds. Not that anyone’s counting. Based on the latest life expectancy stats, I’m a
We’re not in Kansas anymore. That’s pretty obvious. But maybe that’s a good thing. Lately I’ve been doing a lot of research on what’s happening in today’s church.
Albert Schweitzer famously said that when looking for the “real” Jesus, it can be like looking down a well: Our search can be so polluted with personal
It’s a rear-view mirror kind of week. The Christmas tree is about to go, and the New Year’s fireworks are on the verge. It makes
There’s the amazing shortstop who excels at what he does. But he keeps bugging the coach: He wants to pitch. He gets the chance and
My home church is called Westminster. And I want to briefly share 6 things I love about it. Yes, I’m the pastor, but I’m also in the
New year, new you? Or maybe just a new-and-improved-you? Your soul feels like a tape deck and you want to be an iPod. I think
It’s Christmas Day. A baby cries. It will not be the last time. A mother is tired. It will not be the last time. Hope
Every day we make decisions that impact ourselves and others. Decisions about our families, our values, the environment. But these decisions have impact beyond our immediate
Questions are more important than answers. At least, the right ones are. Why? Because the quality of your questions regulates the range of your answers.
We get bombarded every day. Every angle. I drove 10 minutes across town and saw (or heard) over 70 advertisements. Some not appropriate for kids—but
“Bucket lists” are popular these days. Movies and books propose lists of things to do before you “kick the bucket” (hence “bucket list”)—a kind of