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Why More Rules Don't Make You More Holy

In the early 1980’s, I attended a Bible seminar called Basic Youth Conflicts put on by a Bible teacher named Bill Gothard. Gothard was a Youth Pastor in the Chicago area for a number of years until he went into this traveling ministry of putting on these seminars. 913 more words

A Time To Reset And Consider The Glorious Story Of Our Salvation In Genesis

I occasionally need refocus time. When I am preparing messages or working on something that demands all my attention I oftentimes have to stop, walk around while drinking my cup of coffee, and reset. 1,390 more words


When Heaven Came to the Rez

27 March 2015

Recently Julie and I loaded up our modern day Conestoga wagon and headed out to parts unknown. We paraded through the tourist lined streets of Fredricksburg. 1,067 more words


God did not show up when you did, or leave when you left

1 Corinthians 3:5–11 (ESV) What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, as the Lord assigned to each. I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. 602 more words


Easter, The Gospel, & Virtuous Leadership

Easter week is just around the corner as I write this post. At the heart of Easter is the message of the gospel. In this brief post, I’d like to make some connections between the core message of Easter and leadership practice. 741 more words


Calling and Purpose: Get the t-shirt!!!

We often ponder our purpose in the great dynasty of God’s full picture. Searching through forest and coarse ground, under rocks. For some of us it haunts us, wanting to do that “one thing” we were made for, some overriding magnificent purpose that God has called us to. 721 more words