Monday, April 23, 2018

The Routine Absurdity of Leaders Growing Large (Part 3)

Like the prodigal of Luke 15, Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian King, came to his senses. He had fallen hard and far, but in a second...

The Routine Absurdity of Leaders Growing Large (Part 2)

If you read the first post, you know that our church is starting a series from Daniel and I’m reacquainting myself with the Babylonian...

The Routine Absurdity of Leaders Growing Large (Part 1)

Our church is preparing for a series on Daniel so I’ve been reacquainting myself with the great King Nebuchadnezzar. To indulge a random aside,...

Comforting Others: The Surprising Twist to Our Afflictions (Pt. 3)

Part One Part Two In 2 Corinthians 1:3-6, Paul provides three paths of travel to guide the Corinthians towards lasting comfort. We’ve already looked at the...

5 Ways to Revitalize Your Worship Service

I’ve heard it said that if you want to figure out a church’s theology, you can simply watch their worship service. Is the congregation...

Comforting Others: The Surprising Twist To Our Afflictions (Part Two)

The Corinthians and Comfort In 2 Corinthians 1, Paul seeks to help the Corinthians understand the inextinguishable spring that supplies his comfort. The Corinthians are...

Comforting Others: The Surprising Twist To Our Afflictions (Part One)

How does God create a person who is skilled in comforting others? We naturally think about DNA and dispositions. You’ve met them—those genetically sweetened...

Burn Out or Bend Your Knees

I have been thinking about burnout a lot lately. One reason is that I’m coming up on the mile-marker of five years of ministry in...

Final Moments in Ministry: Polycarp

In our "Final Moments in Ministry” series, we are celebrating preachers and pastors before us who faithfully endured to the end. This week’s post is...

Paul David Tripp talks Suffering

In this episode of the "Am I Called?" podcast, Dave talks to speaker and author Paul David Tripp.  They discuss: Paul's health How God...