Published March 10th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Praying for God’s Words

Over the next two weeks, I’m redeeming every spare hour I can find to sequester myself to complete the final changes for my upcoming book, Unburdened, a book on moral integrity for men in Christian leadership.

Published March 2nd, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on How to Wait on God

I don’t pretend to be an expert at this… not in the least. What follows are simply thoughts I felt convicted enough to write on a bookmark sometime last year. I tucked them away inside a book that I reopened just last week. They’re as convicting and relevant today as they were when I first wrote them.

In Colossians 4:2-3, The apostle Paul gives us a succinct but powerfully simple checklist for being a good waiter in our service to the Lord.

Published February 24th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Real Lessons from Fallen Christian Leaders

Sometimes, it’s best not to reinvent the wheel.

A minister friend sent me this last week. It’s a blog from pastor Garrett Kell on lessons all of us can learn from fallen pastors. He cites a survey that was done by the late Howard Hendrix (his former professor at Dallas Theological Seminary). Of nearly 250 fallen Christian leaders in the survey, four consistent themes emerged.

Published February 17th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Improve Your Pastor’s Marriage

Would you spare five minutes to help a friend of mine help pastors (even yours) improve their marriage?

Published February 9th, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Freedom from the Bondage of Fifty Shades

Freedom as Christ’s slave gives us the freedom to elevate women to dignity, not continue the degradation we all claim to hate.

Published February 2nd, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on “That’s Scary, Daddy”

Recently, my three year-old daughter and I had a “Daddy/Daughter Date” for lunch. It was too cold for a picnic outside, so we decided to go to our church and find a spot for an indoor picnic.