Never Stop Going Deeper

Never Stop Going Deeper

Pine trees grow fast. That’s why pine is the cheapest of woods to purchase for building projects. Pine tree farms can raise a crop of trees to maturity in a decade. The strength of a pine tree is also its greatest weakness. It grows fast because its roots are...
How God Built Himself a House

How God Built Himself a House

“Does God live up there?” When I pastored a church that ran a preschool, that’s what one little girl asked me during a chapel service, pointing to the area above and behind the choir loft where the baptistry was located. In her innocence, she assumed...
Jesus is Building His Church

Jesus is Building His Church

The church shouldn’t be here. I just doesn’t work. At least not in terms of how movements generally go.¬†Organizations led by highly qualified people grow, but not those run by misfits. Not those started by charismatic leaders who left early on in the...
Jesus Started a Church for Misfits

Jesus Started a Church for Misfits

If I were going to start an organization that would fix all of the world’s biggest problems, I’d need to hire the best and brightest. I’d look for people of character, for sure, but I’d also look for people with the right blend of education and...
How to Be ‘Salt of the Earth’ Kind of People

How to Be ‘Salt of the Earth’ Kind of People

I never quite understood the modern version of this colloquialism, but I’ve heard people described as “salt of the earth” kind of people. Whatever that means in the modern western world, I’m not sure we understand the significance of how Jesus...

Pin It on Pinterest