7 Lessons from Two Decades of Ministry

It’s hard to imagine that this year I have had the humbling opportunity to serve in full-time vocational ministry for 22 years.  During this time God has blessed us with serving some amazing churches in Tennessee, Texas, and Florida.  I have always strived to be a learner.  Rick Warren once said that “leaders are learners.” […]

What I learned about people while traveling…

Whether you travel regularly or once in a while, any mode of public transportation is filled with incredible opportunities to learn about people.  On a recent trip to Vancouver (the pic below is an awesome statue in the airport), I learned several lessons that apply to many people no matter the context. People like to […]

How to Let Go of Grudges

Let’s face it sometimes we are hurt by people and at other times we hurt people.  It’s not intentional (well, most times).  In Matthew 18:21, Peter asks Jesus a question about this very thing.  “Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many […]

Marriage from Good to Bad

I published a post yesterday about 5 Marriage Lessons from a Faulty Fridge.  Thanks for reading and sharing.  It was the most viewed post of the year thus far.  Clearly it struck a chord with many.  I continue to receive emails with comments, encouragements, disappoints, and questions.  As a follow up and further encouragement, this is […]