My latest book, a 365-day devotional called When Storms Speak, is available now on Amazon in both print and Kindle editions. Here is the description from the back cover: “The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their roaring.” Psalm 93:3 As you have no … Continue reading When Storms Speak
Deconstruction has become a popular term today as lots of Christians have questioned certain aspects of their faith. Many people who grew up in certain streams or expressions of Christianity are re-thinking some of the foundational truths that raised them. This is not inherently bad. Indeed, it can be a very good thing for people … Continue reading Disconnecting our Faith
A 2018 study from the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that the top three most potentially productive decades in a person’s life are as follows: 1st: 60-70 2nd: 70-80 3rd: 50-60 The study also cited the average age of Nobel prize winners (62), CEOs of Fortune 500 companies (63), pastors of the 100 biggest … Continue reading What is your most productive decade?
“So where are you on the Richter scale, babe? How are you on a scale of 1 to 10?” Jessica asked me this the other day, and it wasn’t nearly as easy to answer as it might initially sound. I had to answer it on multiple levels. I had to answer it practically. Practically, some … Continue reading Weary Yet Pursuing
Leaders must be dealers in hope. That is what Napoleon said (not Napoleon Dynamite, Napoleon Bonaparte, the French Emperor who nearly conquered the world). Napoleon rightly understood that hope is one of the most potent forces on the planet. Without it, communities collapse. With it, chains are cast aside and new futures are envisioned and … Continue reading Dealers in Hope