When I was thirsty…

I have, in the last 37 years, had the pleasure of attending, being associated with or speaking/leading in many kinds of churches. I have been in liturgical high churches, charismatic, pentecostal, ones that speak in tongues, ones that don’t, those that have bands and those that think music is wrong, ones that don’t allow food … Read moreWhen I was thirsty…

Vicky beeching: love can supersede everything

My friend Vicky Beeching was interviewed for this article yesterday, announcing that she was gay. I have had the pleasure of working with vicky for a few years now. She is one of the nicest and smartest (borderline genius…can’t give her a big head) people I know. This article was heart-wrenching to read and broke my … Read moreVicky beeching: love can supersede everything

An open letter from a pastor to those who will listen

I have been doing “ministry” my whole life it seems. My dad was a pastor and my family can be best described as missionaries. I have been in ministry/working in and out of the church on my own and with my wife for 18 years now. I have seen it all. I have seen the … Read moreAn open letter from a pastor to those who will listen

How do you discover hidden talent in your church?

A funny thing happened the other evening at our mens group… Let me preface this with the fact that our church has about 65 – 75 people coming on sunday morning so that you know that this is not a large church. My dad, who is the pastor, and I were discussing doing a makeover … Read moreHow do you discover hidden talent in your church?