Pastors: Ask These Questions

Pastors: Ask These Questions

Over the years I have talked to many congregations about being their pastor. Most of them have asked me to answer a number of questions in a written survey format (Which I don’t mind doing). At the same time there are questions that need to be asked of the...

Race Attitudes

Andy Crouch claims “When evangelicals think about solving social problems like the legacy of slavery and racism in the United States, they think almost exclusively in terms of personal one-on-one relationships—which is why so many white evangelicals can imagine the...
Equal Time To Joel Osteen

Equal Time To Joel Osteen

Truth And Consequences (Mt 5:10-12) NOTE: This is the manuscript I took into the pulpit this past Sunday. Not meant as anything other than notes for me in delivery. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of...
Quit Whining!

Quit Whining!

Preachers whine too much! Thus the title of this post is primarily for ministers, and preachers especially. I sometimes get tired of hearing minister gripe and complain about how difficult ministry is… when they have a place to minister and get a paycheck every...