Monday, April 23, 2018

Meaty Christians – Part 2

Part One, Part Three, Part Four --- The Way of Weaning In the first post of this series, we considered the New Testament’s distinction between infant and...

Meaty Christians – Part 1

Part Two, Part Three, Part Four ---- The Cognitive Collapse Like a wily eyed grandfather, the Apostle Paul often teases as much as he teaches. To the...

Zack Eswine talks The Imperfect Pastor

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to Dr. Zack Eswine, author, pastor of Riverside Church in Webster Groves, Missouri,...

Rescuing Ambition In the Workplace

A few years ago I wrote the book Rescuing Ambition and called for a rescue. I wanted to  snatch ambition from the heap of failed motivations...

12 Months a Preacher (Part 1)

Part Two Some Reflections on My First Year as a Preaching Pastor As the campus pastor of a church with video preaching, I grew accustomed to...

Praying with Faith

From Dave: Tim Kerr is an old friend, but what’s most important and relevant about him for our readers is that he’s created a short...

Ashley Madison, the Gospel and Facing Spectacular Failure

All failure lands hard. But there’s an exceptional type of failure – of the Ashley Madison variety – that publicly exposes one’s worst moments...

Can I be Humbly Ambitious?

Christians are flammable. God created us to burn. Not like a match—bright and hot but quickly extinguished—but long and strong. That’s why God created...

Sam Allberry Talks Pastoral Ministry and Same-Sex Attraction

Sam Allberry is a wonderful gift to the church. Sam is the Associate Minister of St. Mary’s Church, Maidenhead, and the author of Is God Anti-Gay?. He...

Moving Toward A Merciful Ministry

I recently read that, since 1996, wealthy countries have forgiven nearly $110 billion dollars in debt from impoverished countries. Don’t just gloss over that...