There is an understandable feeling of “let down” after an Easter service. Perhaps you have already got yours out of the way or perhaps you are still sitting comfortably on a could hovering Jupiter at this moment. But sooner or later the news of Easter, the very good news of Easter will leave you feeling […]Read more "Post Easter Blues."
I have been following you all now for a while and while I haven’t written a book that has ever been published, I have read of the ones you have written. If you have written a book about church leadership, this really isn’t directed toward you. This is more for those who write books involving […]Read more "An open letter to Pastor/Authors"
Thank you for allowing me an extended blog vacation. I have been extremely over committed in many areas of my life and writing for pleasure has been one of the activities that has taken a back seat in the last month or so. I have a lot to get to and I will attempt to […]Read more "A little vent, for a big deal."
In the generations we are raising there is a truth that gets taken for granted that adults seem to understand well. This truth amalgamates into our way of thinking the older and wiser we become that I think would be very helpful to examine briefly in this post. Many times I see students making poor […]Read more "double vision"
I was sharing an idea with some wonderful people from First Baptist of Merritt Island today. The hopeful idea that I have swirling in my synapses has to do with a robust and joyful competition that I think is healthy between churches. Not something that falls into a power grab or divisional rivalry but something […]Read more "Provoked and Running"
Psalm 119: 97-104 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. 98 Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies. 99 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. 100 I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. 101 I have kept […]Read more "Like Honey."
I am reading Ezekiel for Lent and I will be posting a few thoughts occasionally on the book. Ezekiel 2:8-10; 3:1-3 8 But you, son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not rebel like that rebellious people; open your mouth and eat what I give you.” 9 Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out […]Read more "Ezekiel: Words and Wheels."