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[I started my week by reading this prayer. I loved it, so here it is] O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, have mercy on me, a sinner. I...

When chatting with a friend about this post, she pushed back, saying, “What about the idea that perception is everything in ministry?” I didn’t really have an answer at the time,...

Having been in church leadership and seminary for several years, I have seen the backside of leadership. It’s the part that no one talks about, save in hushed, vague conversations. “I’m...

Christian ministry is more than doing good. Ministry is an act of service performed either consciously or unconsciously in the name of Christ. Ministry is Jesus Christ expressing his life through...

[I wrote this several months back and never got around to posting it. I thought of it again when I had a similar nightmare about preaching two nights ago.] I had...

I have to confess that it took me so long to get back to writing about Gospel-centered preaching because I have been doing research for one of my last seminary papers:...

Finally, part 3 of my posts from way too stinkin’ long ago. I actually had to stop and think a moment about how to post something on my blog. Way. Too....

This is part two of my post from yesterday. Many people I know would never intentionally preach the prosperity gospel, though we often live as if it were true. I know...

I’m taking a class on Preaching and Writing about Gospel-Centered Transformation this semester and am deeply indebted to my professor, Dr. Jeff Louie for the root of this post. As we...

Back in the day, I didn’t think much of Eugene Peterson. I also didn’t know much about him. All I knew about him was that he had written The Message paraphrase of...