Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Healing Power Of The Brutal Truth

I just got back from a great weekend of speaking at “Man Camp.” Man Camp is a men’s retreat led by Twin Lakes Church, the church that helped plant the church I lead. Each time the men gathered for worship … Continue reading

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A Wife Who Surpasses Them All!

Who can find a noble wife? Well I can tell you that did! I’m still thinking about Old Trucks and Grace, and I’m still blown away by the kind of woman God allowed me to marry. Aleta is truly a … Continue reading

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Old Trucks & Grace

Today I turn 50 years old. Pretty cool actually. What I guess most people would think I’d be thinking as my odometer turns over to “50” is, “Man I can’t believe I’m that old.” Actually that’s not what I’m thinking. … Continue reading

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Killing The Dream

I get it. Believe me I get why most people want to stay away from church. Heck ,I’ve been deeply wounded by church people in my own life. I get it. I get every story I’m told about a wound, … Continue reading

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What Makes a Pastor Sad

Strange day today. It’s strange, and hard, to mourn the loss of yet another person to cancer – another person who for a season was a part of the church I shepherd. I’m not sad for him because he is … Continue reading

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Jesus Has Been Shown The Exit At Cal State University

I’m not a big conspiracy theorist when it comes to church and state, but this latest news is quite sobering. According to the Sept. 8, 2014 Christianity Today article, the Cal State University system has told InterVarsity Christian Fellowship: That … Continue reading

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Christians Helped Make America’s Political Mess

We all know how polarized politics in America has become. It’s as if no one can get anything done because, no one can even have a conversation (discussion of significant importance with significant differences of opinion) anymore. The only conversations … Continue reading

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