Why Every Pastor Should Work Out

Every pastor at every age should work out. They should exercise, eat well, get sleep, drink lots of water, and practice moderation in all other areas of consumption. Granted, physical exercise is a distant second to our other priorities, such as prayer, teaching, and pastoral counseling, etc., but it is still important. Paul didn’t forbid […]

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The world’s worst metaphor

Whether it is Chuck Norris sliding up and down on his Total Gym, Duane Johnson (The Rock) pumping iron, or everyday Joe’s struggling in the gym, everyone knows that there is seldom growth without resistance—at least not the good kind of growth. Expanding waistlines might develop naturally enough; however, increasing muscle mass, flexibility, and strength […]

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Innate miracles

How many different miracles are you praying for right now? If you’re like me, you’re probably talking to God about dozens of situations that need His miraculous touch. And while its good and essential that we seek God for His supernatural power, it’s also important to make sure that we’re taking advantage of the natural power […]

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Mid-season trades

Carmello Anthony is no longer a Denver Nugget. I’m sure that news is less than unimportant to you non-basketball fans; however, to those of us who follow the NBA, the mid-season trades can be a little weird. It’s strange to hear a basketball franchise brag about their star players and profess their long-term hopes and […]

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Go to the well, baby!

Image via Wikipedia In 1996 Evander Holyfield won a technical knockout over the wildly favored Mike Tyson and went on to secure his place among boxing legends. As a die-hard Holyfield fan I’ve watched replays of that fight many times, and each time I’ve seen it I’ve been intrigued by a late-round interaction between Evander […]

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