Life Lessons and Love Languages: How My Writing Career Started

While I never thought of myself as an author, writing has become a major part of my ministry over the last three decades. Almost all of my books have grown out of my counseling ministry. Earlier in my career, I discovered the five love languages...

A Dangerous Inconsistency

Ministry preparation is as old as the church...

3 Reasons Pastors Need Rest

As pastors, we’re on the move! We’re movers and shakers of influence by nature. That’s how we became leaders.  We have big dreams and dynamic plans. Yet, following Jesus requires that we rest. After an...

Ministry to the Vulnerable

I remember when I first heard the word “vulnerable” a couple of years ago. My wife, Julie, and I had been invited to be the CityServe National Directors for the Vulnerable Initiative, but to be honest, I...

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The coffee bean is a tiny thing that drives many people through the day. Maybe we don’t “need” it to survive, per se, but, for some, it plays a critical role in our ability to function effectively and apparently helps us live longer. Prayer similarly has this...

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Loving God and Loving Our Neighbors in the Digital Age

In response to the lawyer’s question, “Who is my neighbor?” (Luke 10:29), Jesus tells the parable of the good Samaritan. The lawyer’s motivation in asking this question, the Bible tells us, was to evade moral responsibility, but Jesus patiently unpacked the question...

Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

One evening, after decades of a Christianity driven by rules and performance, I came impulsively close to ending my life. Until that moment, my relationship with God had been primarily about Bible content and the discipline to obey. But that night, everything changed....

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating gentleness toward others, especially when they’re against us, means we’re walking in the humility needed to handle others with care in the ways we speak and the ways we act. Gentleness is a determination to encourage and bless others as we interact with...

Building Endurance In Ministry & Life

Building Endurance In Ministry & Life

The coffee bean is a tiny thing that drives many people through the day. Maybe we don’t “need” it to survive, per se, but, for some, it plays a critical role in our ability to function effectively and apparently helps us live longer. Prayer similarly has this...

Loving God and Loving Our Neighbors in the Digital Age

Loving God and Loving Our Neighbors in the Digital Age

In response to the lawyer’s question, “Who is my neighbor?” (Luke 10:29), Jesus tells the parable of the good Samaritan. The lawyer’s motivation in asking this question, the Bible tells us, was to evade moral responsibility, but Jesus patiently unpacked the question...

Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

Discipline or Desperation? The Key to Living Free in Christ.

One evening, after decades of a Christianity driven by rules and performance, I came impulsively close to ending my life. Until that moment, my relationship with God had been primarily about Bible content and the discipline to obey. But that night, everything changed....

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating Gentleness 

Demonstrating gentleness toward others, especially when they’re against us, means we’re walking in the humility needed to handle others with care in the ways we speak and the ways we act. Gentleness is a determination to encourage and bless others as we interact with...

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When Curt was diagnosed with brain cancer, all of us were heartbroken. All except Curt, who stood tall and resolute. He told us God was in control....

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Dave Wike and his wife, Margie, live in Carolina Beach, NC with their four kids and their dog, Happy. When he’s not serving pastors, you can find him strumming his guitar, surfing, or hanging out with his family. He loves the Lord, and feels as though he has called him to caring for pastors time and time again.

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