How To Handle Terror From the Pulpit

On Friday November 13th, we watched in horror as 127 people were murdered and another 180 were injured in brutal terror attacks that struck Paris. It was a surreal scene. It... Read More

Weaken Me For Your Service

When you’re faced with something that feels too big for you, what is one of the first prayers on your lips? Isn’t it, “God, give me strength!” or... Read More

5 Keys to Avoiding a Leadership Crisis

It happens in the blink of an eye. One day a pastor is doing meaningful and fruitful ministry within a growing local church. The next day he disappears. Death, moral failure,... Read More

"We're Leaving"

Well, it happened again. Not face to face. Not over the phone. But on Facebook, of all places.  “We have really prayed about this. The decision has not come easily,... Read More

Connecting The Dots

What do we do with unanswered prayers, by which – of course – I mean prayers that are not answered in the way we had hoped? This can be a question and concern all... Read More

After Camp

I’m a big fan of camp ministry. My opportunities to speak at or be involved in camp ministry have been pretty limited, but as a pastor I have seen the fruit of camp... Read More

An Ashley Madison Wake-Up Call

You’ve probably seen the TV commercials. A married couple looks like a scene from The Walking Dead.  The Ashley Madison Website promises to heal all wounds if one... Read More

Shoot The Messenger?

Sometimes, it’s exactly what you should do! How many times have you heard it said, “Hey, don’t shoot the messenger!”? From those guys who deliver court... Read More

The Problem With Christianity: A Review

The Problem with Christianity Christianity can be controversial. The claims of Christ can be uncomfortable, to put it mildly.  G.K. Chesterton once wrote something like,... Read More

The Importance of Being Earnest

It has been rightly said that - from the beginning – Satan’s focused assault has always been towards the word of God.  God spoke to Adam in the garden His... Read More