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SCOTUS LEAK

SCOTUS LEAK

It was the summer of 2007. I had just completed a 40-day fast. When I started the fast, my goal was to get to know the Lord on a deeper level, hope to get a better hold of my flesh, and maybe even experience something supernatural. When I look back, it was quite...

Rising from the Pew

Rising from the Pew

Does your church have chairs or pews? The old pews I grew up sitting on really wore on the tailbone and backbone; today’s chairs are so much more comfortable. But then again, comfortable is not what we’re supposed to feel at church. Church is where we sit for a bit,...

11 Ways to Ensure a God-Honoring Legacy

11 Ways to Ensure a God-Honoring Legacy

It’s no secret: Finishing this life with a God-honoring legacy isn’t automatic and certainly isn’t easy. So, in my twenties and thirties and again in my forties, I asked a number of older Christians to show me how it’s done. Thankfully, they agreed! A few months...

Bringing Change

Bringing Change

Through my 18 years of church and non-profit experience, along with my time as a church consultant I have learned a lot about the right and wrong way to bring change. Today, I want to share what I have learned as necessities to bringing impactful and long-lasting...

Why many more mass shootings?

Why many more mass shootings?

Why are there so many more “mass” shootings in the U.S.? Well, of course it’s because there are so many more guns and they are readily accessible, right? ! Really? That is certainly ONE factor. But is it the main factor? The left would have us think that firearms...

Hinge Moments

Hinge Moments

By the time they have turned eighteen, most Americans will have moved at least twice. Most thirty-year-olds will have moved six times. By the end of our lives, most of us will have pushed that number up to eleven. This highly mobile way of life is mirrored in our...

PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen

PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen

Pastor Resources · PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen   Pilfer  (intransitive verb) to steal; especially to steal stealthily in small amounts and often again and again. For example, a few grains of wheat in a large sack pilfered by a rodent in the...

The Enneagram Goes to Church

The Enneagram Goes to Church

Pastor Resources · The Enneagram Goes to Church   Adaptation from The Enneagram Goes to Church by Todd Wilson Adapted from The Introduction, “Pastoring Is About People” After months of sitting with the Enneagram and sharing in its insights, my mind turned from me, my...

Nativity

Nativity

The word “nativity” is derived from the Latin nativus, which means “arisen by birth.” Although technically we could use the word to describe any birth, it has become synonymous with the birth of Jesus. Nativities created as art, models, carvings, or even live...

SCOTUS LEAK

SCOTUS LEAK

It was the summer of 2007. I had just completed a 40-day fast. When I started the fast, my goal was to get to know the Lord on a deeper level, hope to get a better hold of my flesh, and maybe even experience something supernatural. When I look back, it was quite...

Rising from the Pew

Rising from the Pew

Does your church have chairs or pews? The old pews I grew up sitting on really wore on the tailbone and backbone; today’s chairs are so much more comfortable. But then again, comfortable is not what we’re supposed to feel at church. Church is where we sit for a bit,...

11 Ways to Ensure a God-Honoring Legacy

11 Ways to Ensure a God-Honoring Legacy

It’s no secret: Finishing this life with a God-honoring legacy isn’t automatic and certainly isn’t easy. So, in my twenties and thirties and again in my forties, I asked a number of older Christians to show me how it’s done. Thankfully, they agreed! A few months...

Bringing Change

Bringing Change

Through my 18 years of church and non-profit experience, along with my time as a church consultant I have learned a lot about the right and wrong way to bring change. Today, I want to share what I have learned as necessities to bringing impactful and long-lasting...

Why many more mass shootings?

Why many more mass shootings?

Why are there so many more “mass” shootings in the U.S.? Well, of course it’s because there are so many more guns and they are readily accessible, right? ! Really? That is certainly ONE factor. But is it the main factor? The left would have us think that firearms...

Hinge Moments

Hinge Moments

By the time they have turned eighteen, most Americans will have moved at least twice. Most thirty-year-olds will have moved six times. By the end of our lives, most of us will have pushed that number up to eleven. This highly mobile way of life is mirrored in our...

PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen

PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen

Pastor Resources · PILFERED WHILE WE SLEPT: Sacred Things Being Stolen   Pilfer  (intransitive verb) to steal; especially to steal stealthily in small amounts and often again and again. For example, a few grains of wheat in a large sack pilfered by a rodent in the...

The Enneagram Goes to Church

The Enneagram Goes to Church

Pastor Resources · The Enneagram Goes to Church   Adaptation from The Enneagram Goes to Church by Todd Wilson Adapted from The Introduction, “Pastoring Is About People” After months of sitting with the Enneagram and sharing in its insights, my mind turned from me, my...

Nativity

Nativity

The word “nativity” is derived from the Latin nativus, which means “arisen by birth.” Although technically we could use the word to describe any birth, it has become synonymous with the birth of Jesus. Nativities created as art, models, carvings, or even live...

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