A simple and wonderful story of God’s faithfulness and what He has done and continues to do in Russia. Listen patiently. Listen expectantly. Listen without distractions. Then spend a few moments in prayer for the work of God in difficult places and for the servants who take the gospel there.
Middle Aged Pastor Bucks Hipster Trend and Shaves Beard Free Church pastor, Mortimer Johnson, boldly defied a national trend and shaved off his bushy, full beard and found out he was still relevant. When reached, pastor Johnson, who now desperately needs a tan, said, “I was afraid at first, what with all the young and … More A Babylon Bee-ish Post (Satire)
Here’s the article that EFCA TODAY MAGAZINE asked me to write. I hope it encourages you to live passionately for and like Jesus. They gave it a different title and formatting. You can see the final version by clicking on the link above. Privileged for a Purpose Why did God choose you? Why did he draw … More Privileged for a Purpose
EFCA Today contacted me back in February and asked me to write an article for the Summer edition. Here’s the link to the article that they titled “Commanded to Function as Priests. http://efcatoday.org/story/commanded-function-priests Spoiler: The bio lists me as the pastor at Trinity Church. I left Trinity as Senior Pastor in June.
The following insight comes from a Quora question. The specific question was Why was the German military so successful during early-WWII? A questioner was interested in finding out why the hideous Nazi scourge was so successful militarily at the beginning of World War II. Eduardo J. Belgrano, Polymath, Economics, Business, Military History, Quantitative Risk Analysis gave … More Giving Leaders Authority
Tuesday is for Counseling He knew he was going to die. The one task he had to do before it happened was to prepare his best friends and family for the reality of a ticking clock that would end his life within 18 hours. He knew their world would be rocked. He loved them. He … More On the Night Before He Suffered
Sunday Evening Musings The glory of bread is that it satisfies. The glory of living water is that it quenches thirst. We do not honor the refreshing, self-replenishing, pure water of a mountain spring by lugging buckets of water up the path to make our contributions from the ponds below. We honor the spring by … More Ours is a God Who Satisfies
For all those who live “Beyond the Honeymoon” Some friends, some of them for 40 years and some of them for two, have been having difficulty in their marriages. I have been exercised in prayer for them and concerned for the health of their families. With a few, I have shared this short article that … More In 1991, My Heart Was Breaking
Among the many things I have been working on since leaving Trinity Church as its Senior Pastor is a revision of my 2012 book, Picking A President: Or Any Other Elected Official. Some might think it odd to revise a book that is only five years old. Let me tell you why I’m doing it. … More A Chapter Revision Excerpt
If you have an elderly friend or parent, or if you are reading this and you happen to be older and slower and less spry than you once were, don’t miss John Stonestreet’s commentary today. Your friend or parent or anyone else who happens to be “shut-in” from as much outside contact with people as … More Thinking of Phyllis and Other Believing “Shut-ins”