Category: Ministry


  • Touch Nepal

    I’m thrilled to announce that Touch Nepal is now live! This ministry has been years in the making and it’s finally here. And I’m incredibly...

  • Thoughts on Preaching

    I’m not a professional preacher, and offering thoughts on “how to be a better preacher” can be dangerous, since I’m yet to “arrive”...

  • Artists in Our Churches

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in books published on Christianity and the arts. This seems to be increasingly on the radar...

  • Theology Ought to Produce Humility, But…

    It doesn’t. Not always. Not often, even. It seems that the more we know, the more condescending we become. We study the Bible to gain theological...

  • We Are the Called

    In the last post, I argued that the ever popular Christianese phrase “feeling called to…” is not a biblical concept. When used theologically,...

  • Feeling Called?

    The Christian faith is cluttered with buzzwords—terms and phrases that spiritually authenticate the stuff we do. We invite Jesus into our heart,...

  • I’m Right, You’re Wrong

    Josh Grauman spent the last two blogs critiquing my previous three blogs on the future temple, and I must say that Josh is clearly wrong. He...

  • Death by Ministry

    The other day, I had lunch with an old college buddy, who was one of the most influential people in my life. This was a highlight of my year,...

  • How to Change the World Through Music

    God, as the Creator, chose to make human beings creative. Creativity is no accidental side effect of being human—a thought that I believe plagues...

  • Is the Bible Working in Your Church?

    When Paul wrote to the church in Thessalonica, he had these words of praise for them: “And we also thank God constantly for this, that when...

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