I realize there are similar book titles and sayings that have been used to talk about this topic. It is vital that pastors and church leaders understand the people they are trying to reach. We are asked to go to conferences, listen to podcasts, read blogs and books to understand people. We go out into … More Who Moved My Church?
I find it tragic when I read a Christian post blaming the latest natural disasters on specific sins and how it is a sign from Jesus that these certain people need to repent to prevent certain disasters. I hate it because they look unintelligent and people who are looking for a reason to not believe gently paint … More Seeking God When Hell Breaks Loose (5 Reasons Why Christians Need to Stop Declaring Judgment Over Natural Disasters)
My wife asked me several months ago, why I don’t write about marriage. I shocked myself with the answer I gave. I said, “I guess I don’t feel like I am very good at it.” She didn’t affirm that idea or anything, so maybe this didn’t reflect the truth as much as it tapped into … More 7 Meditations to a Better Marriage!
It has been almost two weeks since the police shooting in Dallas. Whether you live in the DFW area or not, I am sure you noticed that you can’t have a civil conversation about police, race, Islam, etc. For many this has stirred up some deep emotions. For some it takes them back to how … More How Big is Your Jesus?
Dear Dallas, Ten years ago, I came to you. We visited here and it was what we were looking for. It was what my wife and I both wanted. We completely fell in love with Dallas. To live out our faith, to have a family and to be working contributors to society, this is the perfect … More Dear Dallas,
Many years ago while reading a book titled, “A Tale of Three Kings,” by Gene Edwards, I realized there are only two types of leaders. This is not to say their are not thousands of different types of leadership, or different gift or talent mixes. What this means is there is an either/or principle … More Are you David or Saul?