If you haven’t yet discovered that your pastor isn’t perfect, you will. But what do you do with that information. Here are 3 ideas.
Lord, you know what it’s like to lead. The rest of us can only imagine the cacophony of personalities and competing priorities, the stress and
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
Einstein said that “curiosity has its own reason for existing.” As if wonder has its own self-propelling magnetism. Curiosity and questioning are daily menu items
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
At first, this was supposed to be funny—with things like how I have no willpower against ketchup chips or how my wife often discovers me
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
Church signs can be fun. We’ve all got the email forwards with some doozies. Friend and colleague Mark Wolfe gave an excellent sermon I heard
The health and well-being of leaders is hugely important to the vitality of congregations but it is very rarely talked about. (Pause) A few months ago
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.
This is a short and simple blog. Most of you know I’m a minister (or ‘pastor.’) The vocation involves a lot of things. Many joy-filled,