Parenting Adults Is Harder & Why Your ‘Pastor’ May Not Really Be Your ‘Pastor’

April 20, 2011


Next month my one and only child will turn 18! Yeah, that’s right, I said 18. Can you believe it? One of my favorite things to do is get reactions from people when I tell them this. When I take my daughter out for coffee or out to a restaurant, I have to prepare myself […]

Posted in: Church leadership

I Wrote This Because I Love You (some things you may have missed)

April 11, 2011


I am a firm believer that there is nothing that we have that we have not received. I am also a firm believer that what we have received should be shared for the building up of the house of God. We do not live as islands unto ourselves. In January of this past year (2011), […]

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It Is Hard To Stay Mad At Beautiful People!

April 5, 2011


This has been on my heart for the last couple of weeks, and I wanted to share just a few thoughts about something we all may have to deal with at some point in our lives. What am I talking about? I am talking about being misunderstood, slandered, and even hated by those who claim […]

A Stunning Body- (A Vision of Jesus Christ part II)

March 25, 2011


This is part II of a two part blog series about the essential vision of Jesus Christ that the church desperately needs today. If you haven’t yet read part I, let me encourage you to read that before reading this article any further. Click here to read part I. As mentioned in the last article, […]

We Don’t Need A Model, We Need A Vision! (why the organic church model is NOT the solution)

March 23, 2011


After dialoging with a good friend of mine on our blog site last week about the church, it became apparent that there was a misunderstanding about what I was advocating for.  While he rightly assumed that I believe the institutional church system is a destructive system which causes many problems, he went on to assume […]

Why Islam Is Superior To Christendom

March 14, 2011


Let me start off with some disclaimers. This article is speaking strictly about ideologies, and not people specifically. I will be speaking about Islamic ideology, and also about the system of Christendom. If you take personal offense regarding something that I have discussed here, please know that is not my intention. My intention is to […]

Posted in: Current Events

Is ‘Radical’ really radical? (why David Platt is the new Francis Chan)- my book review here

March 7, 2011


After being bombarded by several friends about this book, I finally broke down and read David Platt’s book ‘Radical’. As you may know, Platt is the Sr. Pastor of a ‘Mega-Church’ called ‘The Church at Brook Hills’ in Birmingham, Alabama. Platt is one of the youngest ‘Mega-Church’ pastors in the country who seeks to, in […]