Published: 8 years ago

Divine Encounters

Here’s a peek into my world over the last ten days: I had a conversation with a guy who doesn’t attend our church.  He was raised in church, but now doesn’t know what he believes or “if this whole Christianity thing is true.” Another …

Published: 8 years ago

Goodbye, Amber

Today is going to be a bittersweet day around the Summit offices.  For the last six years we’ve worked and laughed and cried and served with a great friend.  Today, that friend is doing something we’ve heard about in the messages for the last …

Published: 8 years ago

Believe: Money Talks?

As a pastor, it’s drilled into your head that you don’t talk about money.  Ever.  Never ever.  I don’t know who drills that in there, necessarily, but it’s true.  Or at least I think it is.  With all those drill holes, I have a …

Published: 9 years ago

This Post is Rated PG-13

Today, I’m walking down memory lane. Today, I have a loop reel of the faces of hundreds of parents that I served during my years as a Student Pastor.  I remember looking them dead in the eye as they fretted over their son or …

Published: 9 years ago

Come Into His Presence with…Diet Coke?

As a kid, beverages in worship were an absolute no-no.  My parents would have sooner had me stand up on the pew and throw my Mad Libs: Church Edition* square at the pastor’s head than to bring something to drink inside The Lord’s House. …

Published: 9 years ago

Believe: It’s for the Kids

Don’t break out your Whitney Houston soundtrack just yet.  That’s not where I’m going. My wife – in addition to taking good care of me while I’m at the dentist – also has some incredibly insightful thoughts about the stuff of our lives.  Last …

Published: 9 years ago

Insights on Incisors, Part Two

This is an unplanned follow up to a previous post, if you’d like to catch up. Yesterday I had to make a return trip to the dentist’s office to replace a filling that decided to make a run for it.  When I was first …

Published: 9 years ago

Book Review: A Comedian’s Guide to Theology

This book review is brought to you by the good people at Family Christian Stores. Well, not really.  But I thought I’d give a shout to my FCS brethren before I tell you why I avoid Christian bookstores like a six year old boy …

Published: 9 years ago

Tuesday Musings

It’s been a while since I’ve given you a free-for-all download about what’s going on in my head, so let’s do that now. Editor’s note: I just checked your file, and you’ve never given a free-for-all download.  Not that anyone is complaining. Take two: …

Published: 9 years ago

An Open Letter to Kirk Cameron Fans

Dear Readers: I’m a bit of a sucker for stats.  I check the incoming links on this blog frequently to find out how you’re getting here.  Some of you visit this blog because we’re friends, and you are supporting the cyber-machine we call Connective …

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