How to offer better prayer requests
She posted a request for prayer for someone named Les. I was mystified. Who is Les? Her husband? Her son? Her daughter? A co-worker? Her dog? Read More
Why men kill in God’s name
It starts when a man says to himself four fateful words: God needs my help. Read More
How to love your church again (in 15 minutes)
Are you sick of going to church? Bored? Burned out? Angry? Irritated? You’re not alone. Read More
Do you worship your pastor?
I’ve talked to a lot of guys who’ve quit going to church. Their reasons vary, but a significant number fell away when they became disenchanted with their preacher. Read More
Is it a sin to use a smartphone in church?
There have always been distractions in church. The smartphone is the most potent distraction yet. Read More
How to worship out of your mind
Humans have five senses. Why do we use just one when we worship? Read More
Before he was nailed he was screwed
Even before the nails pierced Jesus’ hands and feet, Christ faced a cascade of betrayals. Pardon my blunt language: before he was nailed he was screwed. Read More
Pastors, you should mention ISIS this Sunday
You have an opportunity to use this tragic tale to stir the hearts of your men. Read More
The altar girl controversy
Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco recently pulled the plug on its 20-year-long experiment with altar girls. The media saw this as a simple case of discrimination. But there’s more to the story… Read More
Will individualism kill corporate worship?
If we come together to do our own thing, why even come together? Read More