You don’t need me to tell you that the United States finds itself in one of the most challenging moments in our history: COVID-19 killing tens of thous…
Infertility is a struggle far more prevalent than I knew up until a few years ago. The unspoken, behind the scenes nature of it leaves many couples suf…
Every new beginning comes with some other beginning's end. - Semisonic / Closing Time. Just a few months ago I preached my own take on that line from C…
I have been hanging out in Greenville, South Carolina for the last few days while my wife Laura is attending a conference. Greenville is a really great…
Thankful to have the opportunity to present again this year for the Ignite The Church Conference. This conference is one of the projects of my dad, Jef…
Don’t write this post off just because you don’t preach regularly! If you communicate in public in any way: presentations at work, teaching students, t…
I don't mean to start the new year on a sad note, but I just got an email from a co-worker sharing the ESPN article about Tyler Trent's death. If you d…
There were a million things racing through my head this morning (after a few cups of coffee, of course!). Laura and I returned from a wonderful vacatio…
I've had a post about women as preachers and leaders in the Church in my drafts folder for a few months now. Laura and I moving to Georgia had me focus…
I just finished "reading" Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin. I use quotes because I listened to the book on Audible...all 41 hours of it!! While t…
Today I was ready to write a scathing tirade against anyone opposing immigration and the welcoming of refugees into this country. I had a nice first dr…
A few weeks back I was reading through 2 Chronicles with the Moravian Daily Texts. Even as a history buff Chronicles is pretty boring. Nothing much was…