“Dear God…”: Pondering what fuels our prayers.

Why do you pray? I find this a far more compelling question than when do you pray, what do you pray, or even how do you pray. I find it more intriguing because the answer to this question, unlike the answers to the others, reveals our motives. Let’s talk about motives. First, consider your prayers. Are they … Continue reading “Dear God…”: Pondering what fuels our prayers.

Tackling Sticky Issues in the Church: A Conversation with Carey Nieuwhof on how to engage our culture well.

Ever wonder how the church can talk intelligently about culturally hot topics such as marriage and sexual identity? If so, you don't want to miss my conversation with church leader Carey Nieuwhof. Carey and I will talk about how we can be a church who brings redemption and grace to a culture that needs Jesus. … Continue reading Tackling Sticky Issues in the Church: A Conversation with Carey Nieuwhof on how to engage our culture well.

The Non-Transferable & Non-Negotiables of Spiritual Leadership Part 3: Full of Wisdom

In our Western world, this final qualification of wisdom is perhaps the most readily understood without explanation. Even effective leadership must be rightly practiced in the life of the spiritual leader. In other words, it is critical that any person being held as a spiritual leader must have every area of their life submitted to … Continue reading The Non-Transferable & Non-Negotiables of Spiritual Leadership Part 3: Full of Wisdom