My lawn looks worse than it has in a few years. Thin spots abound and bare spots appear in what was once a carpet-thick plane of bountiful blades. A sickly and yellowish color has usurped the deep, robust green. It is growing unevenly and needs mowing only rarely. This is in spite of summer’s favorable weather. During 2013’s summer deluge … Read More
We must not make leadership harder than it is by following faulty patterns of leadership. Spurn fleshly tendencies toward power and pride and learn to lead in the shape of the cross.
When what’s really important gets marginalized, work your time toward the margin.
Parents often feel unable to determine if a child is responding to the message of the gospel or simply mimicking his or her surroundings in an evangelical culture.
The SBC annual meeting is important for sustaining our Great Commission effort—important enough to merit reimagining and reinventing before we’re left grieving its demise.
If we include only the young, the hip, or the attractive in leading worship, or if we attract only young families with children in our promotions and programs, we may send a tacit, unwelcoming message to those outside the target zone.
Leadership is posture. The way in which leaders position themselves in relation to those they lead largely determines their leadership effectiveness.
We’ve turned from the one true God and turned to the gods of convenience and choice, and so we will sacrifice anything—even what is most precious—to appease our gods.
Real drama is real life, lived in view of the created order: love, sin, desperation, judgment, hope, and restoration. Les Misérables captures it well.