Let’s face it, Christians can be jerks. But so can atheists, plumbers, loggers, gay men, straight women, seniors, tv hosts, and even obstacle race runners.…View More A Few Thoughts about Jesus, Sexuality & Marriage
Chapter 7 of my #DailyMark journey. I’m struck by both the clarity and offensiveness of Jesus’ words in verse 8, “You have let go of…View More Mark 7 – What do You Need to Let Go of?
In the timeless words of the dysfunctional father in Twisted Sister’s classic video (click here to relive 1984!) … “What do you wanna do with…View More What Do Want To Do With Your Life?
“Every pastor is an interim pastor.” That bold statement is the opening sentence of Next: Pastoral Succession That Works. It is true for public, private,…View More Like it or not, your leadership is temporary
Day 15 of #DailyMatthew. Okay, I’m going to sound old here, but … do you remember the movie Fiddler on the Roof? A classic, in…View More Matthew 15 – Fiddler on the Roof
With Prince George’s 100th Anniversary looming on the horizon, I recently started to think about the history of churches in Prince George, and I quickly…View More History of the Church in Prince George
Leadership is weird. On one hand, being a strategic part of proactive and effective organizational transformation and change is exciting and invigorating. But on the…View More Leadership and Fish Vomit
Are you a person who sees the trees or sees the forest? In other words, do you gravitate toward individual pieces and details or toward…View More The Grand Narrative
Further to my talk on Genesis and Human Origins, here is the presentation that I used: What Makes a Human “Human” (and why it matters)…View More What Makes a Human “Human”?
If you have followed me on Twitter lately, you know that Westwood Church has experimented with using Twitter as part of the Sunday morning services…View More Can you Tweet in church? Apparently, you can!