Me, Erwin, Jesus & Java…

Just so you know where my head is right now, I'm in my Tuesday Office meeting with Erwin McManus and Jesus.  OK, Erwin is not actually, physically here.  I am so excited about my devotional and study time.  The other day I was in the bookstore picking out a couple of things to read.  I felt really drawn to a specific author, Erwin McManus, who is the Lead Pastor of Mosaic.  Something in me got excited [...]

By | 2008-05-13T09:57:49+00:00 May 13th, 2008|Books, Leadership|0 Comments

What do you think?

I am currently reading a book called "I'm OK - You're Not: The Message We're Sending Nonbelievers and Why We Should Stop", which I'll write about after I've finished it.  However,  I would like to pose a question that it has raised and see what you think.  Here it goes.  What is more important, to love people or get them saved?  Does the great commandment trump the great commission?  Should we pay more attention to the [...]

By | 2007-12-13T20:56:44+00:00 December 13th, 2007|Books, Leadership|6 Comments

How an Atheist ministered to me…

You ever thought about what goes through the minds of some people? As christian leaders, this is the question.  This has to be "the question."  We have to evaluate our ministry based upon this question.  When someone walks through the doors of our church it is our job to remove as many obstacles as we can between that person and them having an encounter with God.  There is much about what we do as Christians [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:36:08+00:00 December 7th, 2007|Books, Leadership|1 Comment

Book Recommendation…

WHAT WOULD YOU DO ! 500 Questions to get your teens talking. Kevin Mahaffy Jr. If you are a parent, Youth Pastor, Sunday School teacher, or spend time talking to teens then this book is for you.  When you are not a teenager any more, it can be hard to know how to start discussions.  This book will be an excellent tool to help in your ministry.  You can purchase it at these online stores: (click [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:36:09+00:00 November 10th, 2007|Books, Leadership|1 Comment