This is not a post that will take you through the stages of grief. There are many posts and resources out there that will tell you about denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. It is important to have this knowledge and know if you are a grieving person you will go through all of those … More How a Christian Grieves
If you are not familiar with the term Munchausen Disorder, there is a an actual medical diagnosis where parents like having their kids sick. They will over medicate them, will try to hurt them or make them ill. . They will do this so they feel more needed and important to their kid. They also … More A Dangerous Outbreak of Eschatological Munchausen Disorder is Sweeping the American Church!
Did God Really Say Part 2 Creating God in my Own Image Is it true that we all have to give up something to follow Jesus? I think it is. When I think about what Jesus did for me, the cross and the resurrection, I ponder a Jesus who is a finisher. He said, … More Did God Really Say Part 2 Creating God in My Own Image
The mission at Chaplapreneur.com is to help the entire world to see Jesus more clearly. I have adopted this as my personal statement and it is the first part of the statement for a new church plant God is cooking up in my community. The conviction is that the clearer people are able to see … More To “See” Clearly
In the Year of …… (Luke 3) Chapter three starts by identifying the exact timing of these events. Those receiving this gospel letter would have recognized Luke’s list of people as important people of the time. There was a certain Caesar named Tiberius, a governor named Pontius Pilate. He mentions the religious leaders Annas and … More To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!
No one would believe you if you told them in the year 2016, the way to keep in touch with people is by U.S. Mail. Type your contracts on a typewriter and fax them. You don’t need email or smartphones. You don’t need to be on social media. Life is going to get simpler. People … More WWW (Ephesus Today!)
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?