June 19, 2017

Part 2 – Kingdom culture over church culture

A few months ago, the issue of men and women working, meeting, or eating alone together resurfaced. Mike Pence, VP of USA, stated that he followed what many call the “Billy Graham rule” and he would never dine alone with any...

June 12, 2017

The Moravians are credited with an expression of Christianity that I really love and try to live by:

In the essentials, unity

In the non-essentials , liberty

In all things, love.

I believe there’s merit in discussing non-essentials, topics secondary to salvation, things we...

June 9, 2017

(written and first shared in June of last year on my personal ministry blog) 

“Hey, do you have time to meet today to talk about some ministry stuff? I’d like to get your advice and opinion on a few things.”

“Sure, what time works for you? I’m free tonight or late t...

June 1, 2017

(I was 40 years old before I ever really had a true mentor. In retrospect, I wish I would have had the wisdom to be more intentional about looking for one earlier in my life. I guess sometimes things just happen in their own time, but I do believe we can miss things, p...

May 31, 2017

To all the young dreamers and adventurers out there...

Keep asking
keep going
keep trying
keep failing
keep succeeding
keep laughing
keep crying
keep praying
keep dreaming
keep looking
keep listening
keep helping
keep creating
keep wondering
keep searching
keep moving

May 17, 2017

Much debate is made in the church today about the role of women. This debate is nothing new, however, there is a new push, especially in the evangelical circles, for the long standing patriarchal structures to finally be dismantled. Many Bible believing, Spirit-filled...

May 16, 2017

When it comes to the discussion of men and women operating and functioning as part of the church, there are generally two camps of thought. The first, known primarily as "comp" or "complementarian" believes that men  and women are equal in value, but not in function. T...

May 15, 2017

I don’t really know how to start this article so I guess I’ll just start typing and see what happens. Lately, I’ve been studying a lot about what it really meant when Jesus said, “Come, follow me”.  The pastors and teachers I’ve heard speak about this over my past 25 p...

Some days are tougher than others. Do you ever feel like you just really screwed up? Do you ever look at yourself and think, ''When will I learn?" 

If you do, welcome to the club!

I certainly have times when I feel that way. I used to let it bug me and often even ruin th...

Just how powerful are you?

There is something very exciting, and at times terrifying, that I don’t think we pay enough attention to. Simply put, God has made us, through Christ, extremely powerful people. Through Christ, through our identity being hidden in Him, through...