Ministry is like lifeguarding
Ministry is like lifeguarding. It’s an old comparison, but an appropriate one. The recent shark attacks in North Carolina remind me that the job of the lifeguard is not to…
the perfect religion
I’m aware that my sense of humor is a little off-beat, but much fun can be had once the well-worn paths of Will Ferrell jokes have been exhausted. Which is…
THE BOOKS, THE SHOW
Long form television has allowed previously unadaptable written works to be brought to the screen. Great stories like Game of Thrones, The Expanse, The Magicians, and Jonathan Strange and Mr….
Productivity (or why I nap at work)
We all have times of each day when we are more (and less) productive. Typically we can divide our days into morning, afternoon, and evening, adding early morning (before work)…
capacity, part two
Realizing you’ve hit the ceiling on your ministerial effectiveness can be pretty depressing. We all have dreams of reaching thousands and thousands of people for Jesus. We all want to…
capacity, part one
Self-evaluation is crucial in Christian ministry. Most ministry jobs lack clear pathways to success, and most pastors struggle to provide reliable answers to basic problems like: How do you…
You know what makes Captain America interesting? Iron Man. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America is the most “star-spangly” of the characters. He is unilaterally pure, true, and stout-hearted….
WHAT STOPS OUR PEOPLE FROM MOVING FORWARD?
Last week in our ownership class at The Winds, the conversation turned to the ways in which we hope people will shadow God, build the church, and heal the world….
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