Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Community of Curiosity

A few miles from my office is the site from which Lewis and Clark famously began their journey West some two hundred years ago....

Set Free by the Gospel: Navigating Between License and Legalism

God went to great lengths to set his people free both from slavery to sin and the burden of trying to earn our way...

The Comparison Game

At the moment I’m writing this, we only have 498 days left until the next Olympic Games. I love the Olympics (like borderline-obsession-love), and I’m...

The Waiting Game – Leading Those Who Stray

As a leader, your heart breaks. It’s someone close to you - maybe a church member, a dear friend, a sibling, or even one...

The Routine Absurdity of Leaders Growing Large (Part 2)

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

The Routine Absurdity of Leaders Growing Large

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

Reflections on the Hot-n-Ready

I spent several years after college traveling the country while living in a Honda Accord. I learned many lessons about living on a shoestring...

Comforting Others: The Surprising Twist To Our Afflictions

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...

In Victory, Insufficiency

It feels like I can’t find my sustenance. Deadlines are whizzing by, and even when I meet them the tension never eases. There is...

Are We Accidental Continuationists?

Charles Spurgeon’s first encounter with spiritual gifts came in a manner that seemed pretty random, maybe even ‘accidental'. When Spurgeon was a boy, his...