Does your church ever argue about music? Do different generations or cultures within your congregation…Continue Reading
I’m rereading Parker Palmer’s Let Your Life Speak, for about the fourth time. I think…Continue Reading
How Connected Are You?
How often do you check your e-mail? How about your voicemail? Some people check every…Continue Reading
Summer Reading, Part 2
Here are five more books (actually, four books and a series of books) I’ve been…Continue Reading
What’s on Your Summer Reading List?
Here are some books I’ve been enjoying this summer: 1. Eleanor: The Years Alone, by…Continue Reading
Which Is More Important: the Present or the Future?
This year I’ve been cooking a lot of vegetables. I signed up for a subscription…Continue Reading
Should We Try to Change Ourselves?
How do we learn who we are as a leader? Not from a teacher, not…Continue Reading
When is it time to take a stand?
Many church leaders find it difficult to take a stand. We are afraid of offending…Continue Reading
Where Does Your Calling Come From?
I’ve been reflecting on the New Testament text, II Timothy 1:5-7: “I am reminded of…Continue Reading
What Gifts Did Your Parents Give You? Part 2
I called my father yesterday for Father’s Day. He is 84 years old and still…Continue Reading