Dateline: July 2005 “First one sheep jumped to its death. Then another and another, and then dozens more. Having left their herds to graze while they ate breakfast, stunned Turkish shepherds now watched as nearly 1,500 others leapt off the same cliff. The first 450 animals died under the billowy pile.” . . . The … More Shepherds Have One Job – Protect the Flock
Sunday Afternoon Musings Young leaders are not self-aware. To be honest, there is nothing that guarantees that older leaders are self-aware. But one of the things that time in ministry does to the vast majority of us is that it humbles us. It causes us to second guess ourselves and our decisions. But young leaders are … More Young Leaders in the Church
Wednesday is for Prayer and Reflection I ran across a brilliant article from an Jamie Dunlop, associate of Mark Dever and Capital Hill Baptist Church. Jamie and Mark have recently co-authored a book, The Compelling Community: Where God’s Power Makes a Church Attractive. The article was titled, “3 Ways We Prevent the Gospel from Making Our Churches … More Things We Do that Prevent People from Hearing the Gospel
Sunday Afternoon Musings The first and only time I met Mark Dever was almost 20 years ago when he visited Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. I had read his short book 9 Marks of a Healthy Church and found that my heart resonated with his perspective. When I heard he was coming to Trinity and that … More How Does an UnHealthy Church become Healthy?
Wednesday is for Prayer Just completed a long elder’s meeting in my home. How I love these men who have given of their time and talent to the shepherding of Christ’s Church. Tonight we were joined by our campus pastor and worship pastor, two other godly men of whom we are so privileged to have … More Men Who Bless Every Church they Enter