Let me start out by saying I’m not a mom, so my deficiency starts there. But I have three advantages that would allow me to write such an article. First, this might surprise you, but I have a mom. I’ve observed her my whole life and how she functions, loves others, and how she has… Continue reading Praise for Boring, Faithful Moms
Part I: Testing Our Experience We live during a time when people have placed massive amounts of stock into the market of experience. Think about something as simple as shopping. We often don’t just want the duty of buying something, but “lifestyle shopping.” A business friend of mine recently explained this concept to me. He… Continue reading Does Experience Equal Truth?
My friend, Jeremy Yeckley, famously once said, “What unites us as humanity is suffering.” He said that about seven years ago, and I won’t forget the moment he said it to the group he was speaking to. It has resonated with me since then. We all deal with suffering. Which also means that we all… Continue reading What Not to Say to Those Suffering
Matt Wolfe has been my friend for about two decades. My youth pastor then my pastor, I then worked for two years under Matt as his youth pastor. He was the best man in my wedding, and a few years later I became his pastor. We’ve worked together on many projects, have had many late… Continue reading Work with Matt Wolfe Part 3: Having a Work Ethic
There are many things you can read in the Bible that sound like they are not Christian. Some of this has to do with our misunderstanding of Scripture. One such idea is that you might have too many friends. This seems like it would go against the Christian ethic. Shouldn’t someone following Jesus be friendly… Continue reading Get Rid of Some Friends