Tuesday, April 24, 2018

WWJD and The Law

My first real exposure to a Christian movement was high school in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Like any middle-class, public high school, there were...

You Can’t Get Into Ministry By Trying To Get Into Ministry

Most careers travel a traditional path to the top. Being a lawyer starts with getting a law degree. Then comes the Bar Exam, and...
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Episode #47 – Ronnie Martin on Creativity

Ronnie Martin on What Music, Writing, Preaching, and Social Media Have in Common. Dave and Jamin are joined on this episode by Ronnie Martin. Ronnie...

Any-Day-Grace

Have you seen the movie ‘Sliding Doors’? No, of course you haven't. It's not 1998 and you're not a fourteen-year-old girl. That said, nineteen years...

Ambition Without Risk? (Pt. 3)

Part One Part Two The illusion of safety on American soil was shattered by 9/11. Collapsing along with the twin towers was the assumption that our...

Ambition and a Future Target (Pt. 2)

Part One Part Three   A few years ago, I heard an interview with a Christian college professor. Having logged three decades in the classroom, he was...

Putting Our Test to the Test: Evaluating the Am I Called? Assessment

by Yaacov Petscher, Ph.D.  The Am I Called Assessment is designed to help you evaluate your pastoral strengths and weaknesses related to a calling to pastoral ministry....

If I Had a Tardis

I’ve often thought about our first year of church planting and wondered what I would do differently if I could go back. So, imagine with...

Cheating On God With Your Church

Here's what's tricky: none of you think it's you. Most of you would never categorize yourself as unfaithful. Few of you stay awake at...

Courage for Monotony

American christians, oddly similar to the culture around us, seem perpetually drawn to bigger, better, and more. We long for the miraculous and disdain...