Saturday, January 19, 2019
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A Poem To Encourage You As Easter Approaches

A few years ago, I wrote this poem to be shown at Four Oaks Church on Easter Sunday. It contrasts the darkness of the...

Keeping Easter Real

Confession: I have a complicated relationship with Easter Sunday. Growing up, it was the one Sunday we got all dressed up in something nice…and pastel…which was...

Easter & The Triumph of the Lamb

In anticipation of Easter, I want to explore the revelation John received as he went to worship on the Lord’s Day. John worshipped, Jesus appeared,...

Pastoral Training in the Local Church

 The fruit of this article comes from a recent multi-case study research project completed by Andrew Hancock as part of the Doctorate of Education program...
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Pete Greasley on Community & Longevity

The Surprising Connection Between Community and Longevity. On today’s episode, Dave and Pete Greasley– the pastor of Christchurch in Newport, Wales– discuss the connection between...

Diary of a Racist: My Journey Forward (Part 3)

Part One, Part Two In the first two posts of this series, I shared how God rescued me from my sins, used my seminary experience...

If I Had A Second Shot At Seminary (Pt. 2)

Part One As I mentioned last time, I’d change a lot about the way I handled seminary. But ultimately, my mistakes boiled down to just...

Reflections from a Former Racist

I was raised in Pittsburgh, and cruised the halls of high school in the 70’s, early in the desegregation era. My high school fused...
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Pete Greasley: Pastoring Millennials, Gen X-er’s & Boomers

Surprises in pastoring Millennials, Gen X-er’s and Boomers We are joined by our good friend, Pete Greasley. For those who might be new to the...

If I Had A Second Shot At Seminary (Pt.1)

Part Two As our professor went through the syllabus on Day One of class, you could hear the collective weeping and gnashing of teeth. In addition...