What about Mike Huckabee?

There’s a little bit of a buzz growing around Mike Huckabee (not that kind of a buzz, you bonehead). Fred Thompson was a dud. Honestly, can anyone remember the last time America elected a Senator for president, anyway? Many of the supposed top tier candidates don’t seem to have much popular appeal. Clinton, Obama, Thompson, […]

My Favorite Canadians and Other Helpful Insights

Our wintry, left-leaning neighbors to the north have graciously given the world a few incredible Christian scholars. I’ve never met a Canadian I didn’t like. I mean that. After befriending a few sandals-with-socks wearing brothers in Christ it seemed appropriate to give Canadians their due on this blog.  Here’s my favorite four Canadian scholars.

Kudos to Willow Creek

Willow Creek Church has recently admitted that their entire philosophy of ministry was a big mistake. While some might relish to see Goliath fall from grace, I think that this move is laying the foundation for many years of effective ministry to come. The gospel calls us to admit our weaknesses and rely on his […]

Cocky, Obnoxious Jerks Make Great Church Planters

To what extent is the calling of a church planter connected to personality? I recently attended an Acts 29 boot camp that also included an assessing process. This process included two personality profile tests, several questionnaires regarding doctrine and personal history, and 3 references. After the boot camp, Laura and I spent two hours in […]