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…

What To Do When Fear Is Winning

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 draft but, as my wife so kindly reminded me, that would be missing the point! As I’ve thought about it, I’m not as much frustrated with the conversations and…

MLK And The State Of The Church

I read a great post today from Mike Breen: “Obituary for the American Church.” In it he talks about how celebrity, consumerism and competition have led us off course, away from the things we (the Church) are called to focus on.  At the end he lifts up a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. and…