Confession time. After years of bivocational ministry, I recently became a "full-time" pastor. The schedule adjustment and some other life changes had me pretty busy and I dropped the ball on the…Continue
Taking a minute to share the link for my new book which is free for Kindle until Thursday.…Continue
I spend a considerable amount of time on this blog talking about how God uses our creations to draw attention to Himself. He uses us to create things that draw people to Him, so to speak. I know this is somewhat flawed but God's grace to and through us is sometimes put into words, but what I am about to say next is not.
How much of YOUR attention does He have? How is your connection to God? How is your relationship with Him? How are your devotions and other Spiritual disciplines…Continue
Well my wife and son are off work today, but I still have to work, today and tomorrow. Of course I'm not complaining. I get to proclaim the Gospel of Christ on the most blessed birthday of all. I count it as an extreme privilege to get to do what I do, but especially tonight.
You see if past years are any indication, my church will be full tonight. I'll see people who I haven't seen all year. Some church folks lament these people. They've even given them a nickname, "Chreasters."…Continue
Okay, time for another confession. I would love to win the Powerball. I mean they regularly rack up prizes in the hundreds of millions of dollars and I could really use that kind of money. I could help a lot of people with a hundred million dollars. I also could make all my creative dreams come true. Yessiree I would love to hit the Powerball, but there's a problem.
I don't believe in gambling. I don't play the lottery as a matter of conscience and faith. You can disagree if you want…Continue