• The Walls of Jericho

    After Sunday service, as the pastor was walking around, he saw Johnny, one of the Sunday school students. For no particular reason, the pastor just wanted to ask Johnny a question about the Bible. So he walks up to Johnny, and with a smile asks, “Johnny, do you know who brought down the walls of… Continue Reading

  • Youth Ministry

    Perhaps we never really challenge our kids. Maybe we set the bar so low so that any kid can reach it, undermining their capability and God’s capability to work through them. (Like, be thrilled that they just showed up. And that’s it). Everyone who has a child is concerned, and rightfully so, of their children’s… Continue Reading

  • Common Sense..?

    In talking with friends in ministry across the nation, a question has been nagging in the back of my mind. It may seem offensive and that I’m in full attack mode. But really, that’s not where I’m coming from. It’s an honest question that I wish I could find the guts to ask one day.… Continue Reading

  • Quote For the Week

    Am traveling with my family, and Internet access may be sparse. But just wanted to leave you with a quote that I saw at my friend’s church. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the… Continue Reading

  • I Have Decided…

    Something is wrong with me (besides the obvious). And I can safely say that many probably will struggle with this too. In Sunday School, we used to sing this song. It was easy, short and simple. It’s just two phrases. I have decided to follow Jesus 3 times and then it ends with “no turning… Continue Reading

  • Going With the Flow

    I found a little Mead Composition notebook in my office. It’s a bit under a year old. I don’t know what I was thinking or doing when writing in the book. It’s not a journal and it’s not my sermon ideas. I honestly think I was writing down ideas for a book. And apparently, I… Continue Reading