Leadership

It Matters

He already put in motion for me things on the other side of that for my good. My steps are ordained, and I’m so grateful for His ability to do that.

Darkness Exposed

Be steadfast in your secret place, make your own history with God so that, when something tries to shake you, it’s impossible for it to prevail.

Lover of Prodigals

How difficult those many long years of waiting for the prodigal son to return must have been for the father, though the actual transformation only took a moment.

How to Find a Mentoring Relationship

Mentoring… What is mentoring really? Why is it such a powerful thing? Where do you find mentors? Discover how to begin a mentoring relationship.

The Fall

Sadly, for church leadership, church culture has made it much more difficult for them to be vulnerable. This is no excuse for the wolves, mind you.

Teaching from a Reservoir

But as I continued to reflect on this statement in the following days, I realized that the reservoir that Dr. Mayer taught from was not just that of Bible truth, but rather truth in relationship with Him who is Truth Himself.

Faith Isn’t Pretending

The danger of our modern, evangelical movement is that we’ve created an answer that is too slick and simplistic for real life—we’ve left no room for dealing with hard questions.

Three Keys for True Kingdom Promotion

We get jealous because we want what they have, yet the Bible teaches that the way God intends us to receive what they have is by first honoring what God is doing with them!

The Funhouse

Our God is an amazingly diverse, creative healer, redeemer, and lover of our hearts. Let’s never put Him in a box, but allow Him to set us free.

Who’s Your King?

Wealth is just one of the many things we give value to over God.  In reality, we really struggle with much more than just wealth.

What’s the Rub

Unity is created in an atmosphere of being understood, at least in trying to understand someone else’s point of view.  It’s an atmosphere of mutual respect and love.

Why We Need The Holy Spirit: Part 3

Jesus was always about love. But truth was never compromised in the meantime. This is the struggle that is plaguing our churches and, indeed, the world at large.

I’m Just a Kid

To parent my kids well, I’m going to have to be okay with the fact that I’m just a kid, too. I don’t know everything, I can’t see the future, and I can’t possibly control what kind of adults they’ll be.

Only A Dad by Edgar Guest

Doing, with courage stern and grim, 
The deeds that his father did for him. 
This is the line that for him I pen, 
Only a dad, but the best of men.

Sitting With Sinners

If you think you can’t be used because of your sin or issues, just remember that Jesus chose to dine with sinners far more often than with those who thought they were righteous.