Sometimes its just a Pig Article

Here's a link to an excellent and thought provoking article on the church. Perhaps we've made it into something that it never should have been. Perhaps it was perfect without our meddling... Posted on September 26, 2019 by … [Continue reading]

Same Patterns

A friend shared this thought on Facebook and I thought it worth sharing. I found this to pattern to be true in my own context as well as the context that I've heard from other pastors. Here's the thought: I see the same pattern happen over and … [Continue reading]

1950 or 2050

Recently, a friend challenged me to think about the church and ministry differently then how I've been trained in the past. My friend asked me to consider this thought, was what I dreaming about aligned more with 1950 or with 2050? Where is my … [Continue reading]

Somebody or Nobody?

Moses spent forty years thinking he was somebody; forty years learning he was nobody; and forty years discovering what God can do with a nobody. Dwight L. Moody … [Continue reading]

Credentials or Character?

The Raiders/Antonio Brown drama is a perfect example of an organization hiring someone who had the credentials to perform, but not the character. I see this as a significant reminder for anyone who is hiring for a position - you have to know that … [Continue reading]

The Servant Leader Paradox Poem

Strong enough to be weak, Successful enough to fail Busy enough to make time, Wise enough to say “I don’t know” Serious enough to laugh, Rich enough to be poor Right enough to say “I’m wrong”, Compassionate enough to discipline Mature … [Continue reading]