The heartbreak we refuse to acknowledge

It’s easy to point out the big failures in the American church. Another one happened over this past weekend. We will wrestle with another celebrity pastor and how their church failed to handle the situation. Tish Harrison Warren reminds us that for all the press coverage of a failed leadership problem there are so manyContinue reading “The heartbreak we refuse to acknowledge”

Dealing with the sin of church leadership

Between the vestibule and the altar     let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep and say, “Spare your people, O Lord,     and make not your heritage a reproach,     a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples,     ‘Where is their God?’” (Joel 2:17, ESV)

Spiritual Leadership — The Prayer Life

On a retreat this past week, the Lord walked me through several New Testament letters, but he had me plant myself in 2 Timothy the most. There are some great thoughts on spiritual leadership I will build on. To be honest, it was also a brutal walk through a letter for me. It was personalContinue reading “Spiritual Leadership — The Prayer Life”