What Are You Afraid Of? (book review)
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… Read More
The Game With No Losers
I attended the Nebraska FCA banquet last night to celebrate what God is doing in the lives of coaches, athletes, and entire communities through the gospel. And then I came into the office this morning, and read a story about a… Read More
The Sabotage of Sexual Sin
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… Read More
Helping Children Through National Tragedies
“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… Read More
Driven By Dreams – Men Living Well
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… Read More
Does God Have The Power To Change Your Life?
“Do you really think God can change my life?” I’m asked that question on a weekly basis. People dealing with addictions. People in failing marriages. People struggling with stale, lifeless careers. Men and women. Old and young. Healthy and unhealthy.… Read More
Where is God in Wicked Times?
I’m particularly thankful for a blogging platform on days like today. All of us feel a complexity of emotions immediately following announcements like the one we heard this morning. Many of us wish we could climb to the tallest peak… Read More