• Books from Amazon

    Thank you for all your recommendations. But for now, I settled on 3 books that I got from amazon.com: The Dip by Seth Godin Making Love Last a Life Time and Christian Family Tree both by Adam Hamilton.

  • Just Some Random Thoughts

    My stomach starts to hurt when I use half and half for my coffee. My body is getting worse and worse at breaking down lactose. I used to drink so much milk as a kid and now I can barely handle half and half. What happened? Lifehouse and Switchfoot have been taking over my iPod… Continue Reading

  • Pastors Borrowing from Other Pastors

    I think we, as preachers, have all borrowed other pastor’s material and sermons. But what’s the “right” way to do it? I remember my NT professor, Dr. Hill, talking about how he was sitting in a small church in England and the pastor was preaching a sermon that Dr. Hill wrote, word for word. Admittedly,… Continue Reading

  • What Would You Do?

    I was talking to a friend of mine who is possibly going to a church with about 60-70 members, majority of them are just out of college and starting their first job. He said that about 70% of the members are non-churched and de-churched people. I feel a calling to that sort of congregation too,… Continue Reading

  • Your Thoughts on Suicide?

    If someone asked you about suicide and how it’s dealt with in the Bible, what would you say to them? I think most of my kids (and probably many Christians) think that there’s no redeeming the soul of the victim of suicide. So if that’s what a pastor believes, how s/he do a funeral service… Continue Reading

  • A House Full of Girls

    My wife invited the Sunday School girls from her church for a sleepover. (My wife is the children’s pastor at my dad’s church.) 4 girls showed up. We went to dinner at Buca di Bepo’s. Then went to watch “Horton Hears a Who” which was far better than I expected. It also got me thinking… Continue Reading