Ten Ways to Be Better in 2018

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This post has been updated and adapted from a previous post I wrote years ago, but I figured it might be appropriate timing and some changes might be in order. It’s also interesting to revisit … Read More

Steps of a Rolling Stone

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Proverbs 16:9 In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. My kids and I have been into rocks lately, and rock hunting has become a bit of a favorite family … Read More

Showdown: Feed or Fight?

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1 Kings chapter 18 contains one of my favorite Bible stories: Elijah versus the prophets of Baal.  If you know the story, Elijah challenges the prophets of Baal to a showdown between “gods” on Mt. … Read More

Why Youth Ministry Isn’t Dead


I was a youth pastor for about 15 years, and I loved (almost) every minute of it. It wasn’t just the fact that the music was louder, or that the we played ice-breaker games that, … Read More