How Not to Read the Bible

I've been reading the Bible almost every day for decades. I firmly believe that any listening and reading of Scripture is better than none at all, but I do think that some of the ways I've read the B...

Providence and Contentment

Recently I was teaching a conference on evangelism. After one of the sessions a dear couple in their seventies came up to talk about their burden for the lost in their family and community. Throughout our conv...

Eagerly Waiting for Easter

Inside all of us there is a longing for something new, something better. It is seen in how everything goes out of date so quickly. Last year's car model needs to be replaced as they have changed the body style...

Dear Preachers, Don’t Waste This Time

The entire world, every single country, and person is focused on one thing right now. No one has ever lived through a time like this, ever. You have a unique opportunity to have an impact like you've never had...

God Is Still in Control

Embracing Contingency We are outside the garden now; we have eaten of the tree, and there is no going back. We know too much to return to its innocence and safety. The world is scary, accidental, and random...