Ignite The Church Conference 2019

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, Jeff Linman, who is so passionate about encouraging, inspiring, and challenging the church to bring about renewal. It’s fun to celebrate with him as we welcome about 70 people from…

7 Ideas To Elevate Your Preaching (Or Public Speaking Or Writing)

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, training co-workers, writing content, speaking to organizations and groups, I think these ideas can help you. Think about these realities we live with: TedTalks and easy access to millions of speakers…

Tyler Trent And Light In The Wilderness Of Life

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 don’t know about Tyler, he’s the 20-year-old Purdue superfan who has inspired thousands while battling cancer for the past 5 years. If you haven’t seen…

That Time Jesus Told A Woman To Preach To Men

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 focused on other things. But then a pastor/writer/speaker from Minneapolis named John Piper said some things and gave me the inspiration I needed to finish! Cliffs Notes…