Parenting | Abraham and Isaac

Parenting | Abraham and Isaac

I’m reading through the major stories of the Bible again. Every time I read the Abraham and Isaac story I cringe. I wonder about the sort of God that would make a boy go through the turmoil of being bound, placed on an alter, and having to watch his own father...
Kidmin | Dr. Seuss and Wonder

Kidmin | Dr. Seuss and Wonder

This week is the anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Theodor “Seuss” Geisel’s influence goes beyond the classroom and reaches into children’s ministry. This week we’ll take a look at how his thoughts can help us as we approach the Big Story we tell.   Adults are...

Kidmin | Two Words and One Hour

The other day I sat around a room with some very talented people as we discussed how we were going to help church leaders and volunteers learn about the story of David and more importantly the role God played in his life and story. As we talked, we became tripped up...

Ministry | Leaving or Staying | Part 3 (Updated)

Not on Your Own Terms I remember being at Boston Market, sitting across the table from the chairman of the church board. I remember thinking this was the whole “it’s not me it’s you” moment except I realized that it was in fact “me” and not “them.” I was being fired...

Orange | The Land Between

Jeff Manion is more than my pastor; he is my friend. I love the guy. He’s the real deal and truly practices the message he delivers. I’ve heard him give the Land Between talk several times, I reviewed the book, and I believe it’s true. There was something...

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