We're about half-way though 2019, and I've enjoyed some good books this year. Here are the top 5 I've read so far. Maybe you'll consider adding one to your summer reading list. 5. Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion I’ve never considered myself a political man. I … Continue reading My Top 5 Books of 2019 So Far
Revelation 3:15-16 was the text of the first sermon I ever preached. I was 14, wrapping up a month-long summer camp in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. On one of our last nights at camp, we had a time of worship which ended with an open mic. We were invited to come up and share something … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Lukewarm?
This morning as I sat at my desk working on my sermon for Sunday I looked outside and watched a man replacing siding on the house across from our church. Seeing him tearing off old siding and attaching the new Tyvek took me back to my days working for a construction company in college. There … Continue reading 5 Apps for the Pastoral Tool Belt