Go Barefoot

I wish Barefoot Churchwas written before I planted my first church.  It would have saved me a lot of pain and mistakes.  This is a book filled with practical action-steps that will help the church embrace the beauty of Sunday and prepare for living out the mission, to love God and love our neighbor; locally […]

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My Preaching Voice

Preaching can be very humbling. I spoke to youth a lot when I was a young minister. Then I went to the corporate world for five years. After that five year stint we planted a church. I remember the awful feeling of speaking every Sunday. It seemed impossible to plant a church, run a family, […]

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Help Me Be Angry

There is no doubt that pain exist on so many levels and it’s very hard to comprehend the depth of evil. Story after story of war, poverty, death and heartache. This past week I was able to celebrate Christmas with family and friends. Nice warm home, gifts, and plenty of food. It was fun…And I thank […]

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Talk Is Cheap

I became a Christ-follower when I was 16. I was tricked into going to some church camp by my best friend in High School. Needless to say he told me some girls from his church were also going.  I was thinking camping, beer, tents and other things that wild teenagers do or desire to do. […]

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Leaders Challenge Other Leaders

I’ve talked about this before but I think it’s a subject I would like to discuss a bit more. I love spending time with leaders. I don’t have what it takes to lead a multi-million dollar organization yet. So I need to surround myself with leaders who will push me.  My wife attended many meetings […]

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