Pop culture wields amazing power. Words often take on new meanings due to popular use, and their meanings evolve over generations to match the current mindset of the people. We think we know what we're saying, but do we really? It's important to call attention to assumptions, though, because we ... Read more about Words Don’t Always Mean What We Think They Mean
If you haven't learned this about me by now, you should know that I am intrinsically averse to the concept of replacing one-on-one connection with organizational participation. For example, when a Jesus follower gets to know a neighbor and begins to truly care about the status of their neighbor's ... Read more about Programs Can’t Replace Relationship
In the course of pursuing the destiny for which youbwere created, you have no doubt already experienced a conflict you chosen not to engage. Some will accuse you of being inflexible or refusing to be challenged. And it might be true. At the same time, it may be patently false. How easy to ... Read more about Are You Conflict Averse Or Time Wise?
I'm not a big fan of televangelism. It comes across as flashy or melodramatic at times and lacks a certain grit of authenticity. So when Ricky Gervais published this tweet about faith healers, I don't know if he was addressing the Hollywood version of people who pray for healing or all people who ... Read more about Ricky Gervais Threw Down The Gauntlet On Faith Healers
I share my stories with you in case you've experienced something like it. You're not alone. And we CAN get through this. A few months after I gave my life to Jesus, people started prophesying over me at various church gatherings. Then after I completed the church membership classes, a few leaders ... Read more about Don’t Let Other People Tell You Who You Are