A special tension every Christian wrestles with is relevancy. How relevant should a good Christian be? Many point to 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 as a proof text for going all-in on the relevant issue. They say we can talk however the world talks, live how they live, dress how they dress, participate in the same things, […]Read more "Real or Relevant?"
I’ve had a couple conversations with former pastors and heard several other stories involving what a Christian could call “ministry burnout”. This comes about when a pastor (or anyone in ministry) succumbs to the stress of his role and bows out of ministry to sit on the back pew for a while and recuperate. They’re […]Read more "Ministry Burnout and “The Rainbow Trail”"
As you probably know, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, a time when loving couples buy each other flowers and candy and cards and otherwise show their love for each other. It’s also known as Singles Awareness Day (SAD) for all the people who don’t have that significant other in their life. Having seen both sides […]Read more "Looking for Someone to Love"
Yes, I’m working on a poetry collection…still working on it. I’m almost done with material that needs to be added to it, at which point it will jump to the editing stage. I will certainly give you more updates as they become available. To tide you over some, I would like to share a little […]Read more "Poetry Preview: Zebras Talk too Much (Usually)"