A Time To Rest

A Time To Rest

During the last 22 years of pastoral ministry, I’ve planted 3 churches, founded 2 non-profit ministries, written a book, home-schooled my teenage son through High School, coordinated multiple conferences, and volunteered with several faith-based non-profits.  All of...
Redefining a Great Marriage

Redefining a Great Marriage

I’ve been married now for over 33 years. (Yes, I got married when I was twelve.) And I’ve learned a little bit about what makes a marriage great in that time. But it’s probably not what you think. It’s taken me a lot of years and a lot of mistakes along the way to...
Even If God Doesn’t Show Up

Even If God Doesn’t Show Up

The most powerful man on the planet has just given an executive order. Kings don’t make suggestions, and Nebuchadnezzar wasn’t in the mood to be trifled with. “Bow down and worship the image of gold I set up! If you refuse to comply, you’ll be...
My Word for 2017

My Word for 2017

So here’s my theme word for 2017. Are you ready for it? Go! Pretty simple really. The dictionary defines it, “to move or proceed.” In other words, get moving. Get started. Get after it. You get the idea. This was Jesus’ final word to his...