Thursday, July 19, 2018

Love Might Win the Wayward in Your Life

The following article is an excerpt from Letting Go, a book I wrote with Paul Gilbert that was recently published by Zondervan. Intro, Article Two, Article Three,...

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...

The Call to Ministry and the Leadership Moment

This article was originally published on Desiring God.   If I’m going to watch a movie, it’s got to have a hero in it. And not...

Natural Born Killers

This article was originally published on the Sojourn Network. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue…” - Proverbs 18:21 Words are important. God...

The Wayward Soul (Intro)

The following articles are excerpts from ''Letting Go'', a book I wrote with Paul Gilbert that was recently published by Zondervan.  Article One, Article Two, Article...

When My Help Fails Others

Since I’ve occupied my role within church plants for only a few years, I’m a newbie to ministry. I’ve experience some of the common...

What’s the Best Way for a Pastor to Negotiate His Salary?

This article was originally published on The Gospel Coalition A pastor talking salary can be awkward stuff. Annual incomes are, after all, the things of...

The Fight for Joy

Ministry is a joy, but ministry is also heavy. Even if you’re overjoyed to be in ministry, some days will be a fight for...

The Pastor’s Work Week

It was an honest question. In fact, I could tell by the somewhat pained look on my friend’s face that he thought it was...

How to Lead Out of Weakness (Part 3)

Part One, Part Two But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I...