4 Ways Believers Can Bridge The Generational Divide In Church

The longer I’ve been in ministry and studied ministry the more I’ve realized that just about every hot button conflict seems to boil down to one large issue. From conflicts of music style, to teaching style, and even decorations, the heart of the problem seems to lie within the disagreement of generational preferences.Should we throw … Continue reading 4 Ways Believers Can Bridge The Generational Divide In Church

How To Respond When Your Name Is Slandered

It’s always painful when someone says something untrue about you. If you’re anything like me, in these moments, you want justice. For your own name. For the sake of truth being known. For that person to not get away with what they’ve done. For others’ view of you to not be warped by a lie.To … Continue reading How To Respond When Your Name Is Slandered

3 Signs You Haven’t Truly Forgiven Those Who Hurt You

Being hurt by someone you love and trust has a way of stinging long after the offense is over and done with. No matter how hard you try to move passed it, no matter how much time goes by, the wound feels as fresh as the day it happened. How do you forgive someone when … Continue reading 3 Signs You Haven’t Truly Forgiven Those Who Hurt You

How To Respond To Your Haters In A Healthy Way

It’s no secret that we live in a culture of “recreational outrage.” People seem to genuinely enjoy becoming upset and annoyed in a very public way--whether on social media or otherwise. (But mostly on social media.)It’s also true that in order to avoid criticism, “say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” So in any age, if … Continue reading How To Respond To Your Haters In A Healthy Way

5 Things That Drive Your Pastor Crazy

Pastors love their congregations. They really do. Every pastor sees the people of their church as their people. These are the people they have given their lives to. The people they serve tirelessly. The people they pray for. The congregation’s physical and spiritual well being is a pastor’s deepest concern. Your pastor loves you. But that … Continue reading 5 Things That Drive Your Pastor Crazy

Broken Toilets & Sanctification

After laboring through a treacherous four mile run in the peak temperatures on late June afternoon, the last thing I wanted to do was deal with a broken toilet. The flusher on the toilet had been a little out of sorts for the previous few days. But today it finally broke. The water inside the … Continue reading Broken Toilets & Sanctification