To My Black Brothers and Sisters

I love you.

I am for you.

And I hurt deeply with you this morning.

This is not the first time I have felt this way, but I realize I might not have been as clear and vocal with you about it before.

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Brothers, We Are Not Politicians.

A long time ago John Piper wrote a fabulous book called “Brothers, we are not professionals” , a series of essays to pastors to abandon the professionalization of the pastorate and pursue the prophetic call of the Bible for radical ministry.

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How to be a Christian Speaker

More than any other question I get asked is this one:

“How do I become a Christian speaker?”

While the question is meant to be flattering at first, it’s come up enough to beg an answer. But perhaps I should start with the obvious:

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For Those Who are Weary in Waiting

Weariness creeps up on us unawares – sort of like the flu. One minute we’re fine, the next we feel like death swarmed over us.

I finished speaking at a singles event last week when a woman with kind eyes came up to me.

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