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Tuesday

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March 2020

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3 Challenges to Leading Long-Lasting Churches

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I’ve had the privilege of serving the same church for twenty-one years, the past ten in the lead role. Sometimes raw adrenaline can carry leaders through the first season of ministry (usually a year or so). When the honeymoon ends, the adrenaline wanes, and everyone starts spotting the flaws in each other, the next season […]

Monday

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January 2020

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Meditating on Jesus’ Dinner with Zacchaeus

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Big crowds are tough on short people. There’s no way to see the man who is coming. But this wasn’t just a man. It was The Man. The Son of Man. Luke 19:1-10 tells a powerhouse story that reveals much about God. It’s incredibly helpful to read the Bible through the lens of the different […]

Wednesday

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January 2020

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Favorite Podcasts of 2019

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Podcasts keep me company when I’m driving, doing chores, or running. Back when he was preaching every week, I used to tell people that I jogged with Tim Keller. I listen to be stretched, to laugh, to learn, to be entertained, and to grow. I also listen so that I can learn to be a […]

Monday

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December 2019

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My Favorite Books of 2019

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I get a little depressed when I get on an airplane and count how many people are reading. I usually count about one person reading for every ninety-nine playing Candy Crush! I get it, sometimes I’m too weary to read, but it seems like somebody would have enough energy left to engage their mind in […]

Thursday

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August 2019

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How To Help Without Enabling

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In a previous ministry, I met a young man who had a lot to overcome relationally, financially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. At times he made great progress. But when he made a bad choice, his past amplified the consequences. It wasn’t unusual for him to ask me for help, and it wasn’t unusual for me […]