Last week I introduced the reality that pastors are bombarded with lies from the Enemy, and that these lies often derail us from boldly living out the call that God has placed on our lives and ministry. Although there are many lies, three of the biggest lies are: 1) You Are a Fraud 2) You…Read Full Post
I’d love to say I never lie, but the truth is, I do. I don’t really mean to, but sometimes I lie to others and sometimes to myself. I lied to my wife the other day when I told her I didn’t really care where we ate for dinner. The truth is I did care. I…Read Full Post
Exaggeration is EVERYWHERE! Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration also. The truth is exaggeration can be hurting our effectiveness in the church as we communicate about our programs, retreats, and other opportunities. In this episode, Chris shares three dangers of over exaggerating in the church and offers a better approach to our communication.
So last week I wrote about how the USA Figure Skating team was not a Strong Team. I wasn’t trying to sound negative or suggest winning the bronze medal in that event wasn’t a great accomplishment, just that by them winning an event that’s the compilation of scores of several individual events does not a…Read Full Post
I don’t know what to do, but something has to change. I sit in a coffee shop in Westminster, CO hoping that the folks sitting around me don’t see that I’m struggling to keep the tears from rolling down my face. It’s my off block as I sub today at a local public school. I…Read Full Post
If you are like me, you are following the Winter Olympics. By “following” I mean, I keep checking ESPN to see if the USA won anything each day, and I watch a little at night with the family. I’m sure I should be more patriotic and care more about the Olympics but come on, it’s…Read Full Post