I hire self-starting smart people with personalities I enjoy being around. I figure a person can learn a new skill, acclimate to a new work culture, get new processes down. But I don’t think I can teach anyone work ethic, problem solving and how to make me laugh sweet tea… Read More
Relevant Magazine has a great article up about favorite theologians that has me thinking.
The premise of the article is that people tend to follow a person and not a theology. We may struggle to fully grasp Calvinism but we can look to John Piper to get a living example of how it plays out. Many of you have questions about how to live more simply and generously so you look to Francis Chan or David Platt or even read this blog for insight. View Post
On the shuttle bus moments ago, from the hotel in Edmondton to the airport, a five year-old in pink shoes, pink jacket, pink hat asked, “Do you know what I want to be when I grow up? View Post
There’s no such thing as a self-made man. On the back wall of the church hung a framed picture of Bill Hybels, our patron saint of attractional church. It was the early nineties when Chris Seay (pastor), David Crowder (music guy) and lots of their friends launched University Baptist in… Read More
I sat on a green room couch sobbing uncontrollably. Shaking. Exhausted. I was deeply embarrassed. I felt like a failure, like a coward for wanting to run away, go home and crawl into bed. I felt ashamed that I’d misplaced my faith for a moment. I was terrified of what… Read More
My dentist lives in North Carolina. Many years ago, when we first met, Tracy was a volunteer worship leader at her church and brought me there to sing and speak about Compassion International. And to clean my teeth. Four visits (I think) to Burlington later, more than 300 kids have… Read More