What Are You Afraid Of? (book review)

By Zeke Pipher on October 10, 2013

I’m going to occasionally throw up a brief book review on this blog. I’ll be reviewing books that I have interacted with as a pastor, or that have addressed something I’m going through. Or both, which is the case with…

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The Sabotage of Sexual Sin

By Zeke Pipher on September 12, 2013

From Robert Kennedy Jr.’s “Dirty Journal”: “Despite the terrible things happening in the world, my life is . . . great,” Kennedy wrote on Nov. 5, 2001. “So I’ve been looking for ways to screw it up. I’m like Adam and…

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Helping Children Through National Tragedies

By Zeke Pipher on May 21, 2013

“Did you hear that children my age probably died in that tornado today, Daddy?” Those were the first words out of my eight-year-old daughter’s mouth when I got home from work last night. I can’t imagine what it must be…

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Driven By Dreams – Men Living Well

By Zeke Pipher on May 3, 2013

Excerpt from Man on the Run: Dreaming is easy. The challenge lies in choosing the best dreams. In Ordering Your Private World, Gordon MacDonald recounts a conversation he had with his father. “Years ago my father suggested that one of…

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Unable-To-Do-Anything Faith

By Zeke Pipher on March 25, 2013

Have you ever been pinned down and unable to do anything? I had a friend, Doug, who could grow a Zac-Brown-type beard in 10th grade. He could also bench 250-lbs and throw other 10th-graders around like rag dolls. I’ll never…

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New Year's Resolution #1

By Zeke Pipher on December 31, 2012

Let’s make something other than body fat our focus in 2013. If you’re like me, you’re doing a lot of reflecting on your life this time of the year. As I think of my hopes for 2013, many of my…

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Put the Pliers Down!

By Zeke Pipher on July 16, 2012

I live on the plains of the Midwest…in hard-working territory. I’m surrounded by determined men and women who can fix just about anything with just a few beads of sweat and a pair of pliers. During my junior year in…

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