Join me in being quick to listen to those who have experienced racism first-hand, slow to speak rebuttals, and slow to get defensive or angry. In our culture, we’re experiencing the slow death of empathy. Let’s reverse that trend. Listen and love and lay down your defensive arguments.
Christians often quote Philippians 4:13 for motivation, and it’s certainly very powerful… I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~ Philippians 4:13… Read More »Can You Really Do ALL Things Through Christ?
If you struggle with outbursts of anger, it’s almost always because you’ve repressed your emotions. That could be as small as having a bad day and getting really grumpy with your family because of it, or it can be as devastating as repeating generational cycles of physical or emotional abuse.
If you want to walk in freedom, affirm God’s forgiveness by faith. It’s the only way to live up to the freedom God has granted you.
Hard work is virtuous. And when it comes to hard work, we seem to go to two extremes in our culture… We look for a… Read More »The Most Rewarding Hard Work You’ll Ever Do
I’m an introvert, and I’m a pastor. It’s a tough combination to pull off, especially when we tend to celebrate certain types of personalities over… Read More »The Best Personality Type for Ministry Leaders
I’m a resource nut. I read, browse, bookmark, and stockpile links, books, articles, and resources. Then I share so much of it with you it’s… Read More »Live, Lead, and Love Big This Week! (Quotes, Links, & Resources)
Social media is here. It’s not a trend. It’s not a fad. It’s part of the atmosphere we breathe in, like oxygen. Like it or… Read More »7 Tips for Parents of Teens in a Technology-Crazed World
It’s possible to know and to do God’s will. Consistently. A couple of decades ago, the church I was leading walked through the Experiencing God… Read More »7 Realities of Knowing and Doing God’s Will