A Kinder, Gentler, Brotherhood

“Stand your ground.” “Don’t back down.” “Hit him back.” “Teach him a lesson.” “Don’t cry.” “Be a man.” To many boys, “being a man” is summed up in the rough and tough descriptions above. Consequently, any sign of “softness” seems incompatible with manhood. But just when we think we have “manhood” all figured out, we …

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When Worship Is Boring

How many times have you heard someone characterize worship services as “boring.” In fact, how many times have you characterized worship in the same way?  “Boring Worship” is a tragedy! Something must be done about it. But most of the attempts at solving this problem are futile and don’t address the real problem. Most of …

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What Preachers Need From Preachers

Every healthy relationship needs periodic evaluation in order to remain healthy. The relationship between fellow-preachers is no exception. Without this periodic evaluation, distrust, competition, jealousy, and resentment can result. In this article, I am going to share a few things I believe preachers owe each other. These qualities come from my observations. Your observations may …

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Dear God…Nevermind

On Saturday, January 13, 2018 at exactly 8:07 a.m., an emergency missile alert was issued in Hawaii. Soon after that alert was issued, the people of Hawaii were informed that the alert was a false alarm. One can only imagine the fear that this false alarm triggered in the people there. One moment, they were …

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Who Wrote The Bible?

Over the past 34 years, I have had many people ask me questions about “who wrote the Bible.” The typical answer to these questions involved God using men through the process of inspiration to record exactly what he wanted preserved. But there’s another answer to this question and it is “my wife.” Allow me to …

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