Published: 7 years ago

Pride and Anxiety

Often when I pray, I’ll pray through 1 Peter 5:5-7 as a reminder of how to walk through my day: Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under …

Published: 7 years ago

What Are You Really Revealing?

My friend Katie Baker wrote a world-class post on dress and modesty. She said what every pastor wants to say from the stage, but can’t. Won’t. Skeered to. Whatever. The reason that I’m glad Katie said it is because she’s definitely not what you …

Published: 7 years ago

A Mighty Rushing Wind

Our Topical Tuesday series will return next week. Meanwhile, this video just couldn’t wait another day. For the last few days I’ve been hanging out with the staff team and church family at Wynne Baptist Church in eastern Arkansas. We’ve been talking guest services, …

Published: 7 years ago

Problematic Cling

The more I understand the gospel, the more I understand that I don’t really understand the gospel. The ol’ blog has been quiet as of late. At first it was for the usual reasons: busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest, moving …

Published: 7 years ago

Topical Tuesday: The Gospel of Girth?

Today we’re marching on in our spring series of Topical Tuesday posts, where you pick the topic / ask a question and I start pecking away at the computer like some sort of redneck Mr. Answer Man. (as if that’s comforting) Want to ask …

Published: 7 years ago

Who Needs It?

I spent a bit of time traveling down memory lane last week after coming across a sermon on my home church’s website of Homecoming 2010. If you’re not familiar with the concept of Bible Belt Church Homecomings, you haven’t truly tasted heaven. Guest preacher, …

Published: 7 years ago

Creative Structure

People ask me all the time, “Danny, where do you come up with the amazing content on your blog?” (And by “people” I mean “nobody,” and by “all the time” I mean “not once in two and a half years,” and by “amazing” I …

Published: 7 years ago

Think Small

Sometimes, we think too big: Big plans. Big dreams. Big ideas. We whip out our annual planners, formulate our spreadsheets, calculate our budgets, and recruit our team. We catch a huge vision and run with it…we’re going to create the best event ever…the most …

Published: 7 years ago

The View From The Passenger’s Seat

On Thursday of last week I became the fearful, fretful owner of a fifteen year old. And yesterday I became the more fearful, more fretful owner of a fifteen year old with a permit to drive. That’s right. Merriem and I have entered the …

Published: 7 years ago

Topical Tuesday: Hell? Yes.

We’re in the middle of our spring series of Topical Tuesday posts, where you pick the topic (i.e., ask a question) and I start typing. As if I’m some sort of authority or something. Want to ask a question about anything – ministry, theology, …

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