Breaking Free from the Bondage of Unforgiveness

Breaking Free from the Bondage of Unforgiveness

You can do hard things. My wife tells me that all the time, especially when I’m complaining that some basic task is hard, like finding the ever elusive remote control. I believe that God believes that you can do hard things, like waiting on an answer to prayer,...
7 Spiritual Challenges for Imperfect Leaders

7 Spiritual Challenges for Imperfect Leaders

Recently, I had a phone call with a young leader convinced he was no longer qualified to lead because he’d messed up in a way that pretty much every man on the planet has messed up repeatedly. This morning, I received an email from a Pastor wanting to know if he...
3 Reasons You Still Don't 'Get' this Grace Thing

3 Reasons You Still Don't 'Get' this Grace Thing

Grace seems easy. It’s grace, after all, right? But in reality, grace is really hard. What I mean is… We have a hard time receiving grace because we either feel that we’re too undeserving to have the undeserved favor of God, or that we’re okay...
Good News: God's Got Your Back

Good News: God's Got Your Back

You took the high road, made a sacrificial choice, and seemed to lose while the other guy played dirty and made some gains because of it. Sound like your life? Then you might be encouraged by one of history’s greatest sermons, preached by One who knew quite...

21 Things Pastors Need to Know About Porn

Just this morning, a book came across my desk, Eyes of Integrity: The Porn Pandemic and How It Affects You, and I devoured it in a matter of hours, not because it was an “easy read” but because it shares a compelling story that rarely gets talked about...

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