Three weeks ago I experienced a tough break. I was training for a 100-mile bike ride that I was very… Read more LESSONS FROM A BREAK
I have been a Christian my entire life and I still find myself doubting it from time to time. It… Read more Why Is Grace Such A Tough Pill To Swallow?
I have a confession to make, I’m a recovering hymn-hater. I went through a season of life where I arrogantly… Read more I’m A Recovering Hymn-Hater
Having to make a choice between staying at Shepherd’s Gate or going to serve at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Tempe,… Read more Leap Of Faith
I’m writing this to ask for your prayers. Last Wednesday, I received an offer to serve as the Director of… Read more Asking For Your Prayers
At Shepherd’s Gate Church we often begin our services with a Call to Worship. This practice of starting our gatherings with… Read more Why We Do What We Do: Call To Worship
As you travel around today, there will be many people out and about. As you continue to observe them, you may notice… Read more Why Would I Go To Church And Let Some Guy Put Ashes On My Head?
Church leadership is not and never was a solo act. Church leaders: We are called to replicate ourselves. Our primary task… Read more Church Leadership Isn’t A Solo Act
Church musicians need to commit to a local church. There I said it. I see too many musicians jumping from… Read more Musician Church-Hopping Needs To Stop
This past weekend, while leading worship, I found myself in a bit of a quandary. I was leading the church… Read more Context Is Everything