Did You Spend Your Day Chasing Donkeys?

Did You Spend Your Day Chasing Donkeys?

This isn’t a story about lost donkeys. It’s a lesson in lost priorities. Samuel was making preparations to anoint Saul to become king. As with most good intentions, distractions caused a delay in the execution of the plan. The donkeys of Kish had escaped...
3 Good Reasons to Put It Off Till Tomorrow

3 Good Reasons to Put It Off Till Tomorrow

It’s Tax Day in America so it’s a good day to write about procrastination. Thankfully, Uncle Sam understands we all tend to put things off and our deadline is actually the 18th this year. And we have also been given the latitude to file an extension. April...
Are You Too Familiar?

Are You Too Familiar?

When we become too familiar with people, places or spiritual beliefs, we can miss a fresh anointing. It’s not as important to find Nemo as it is to find normal. We may even find a new normal and jump in that box for a season. We quickly develop routines that...
Gotta Love the Kids

Gotta Love the Kids

Children have a way of removing the mask from a pretentious adult. Little ones are not impressed by degrees, titles or bank accounts. A child seems to have a brilliant detector of authenticity when meeting new people. Kids seem to have a protective instinct to guard...
Who Told You to Try Again?

Who Told You to Try Again?

I love the optimism that Charles Schulz gave to Charlie Brown. Charlie was birthed in the comic strip, “Peanuts.” Many of us grew up reading the funny pages and “Peanuts” was a staple. Charlie Brown went on to star in theater, television and on...
5 Ways Pastors Can Impact the Businesses of Church Members

5 Ways Pastors Can Impact the Businesses of Church Members

Perhaps your church is blessed to have business leaders attend your services. You are gifted to lead business leaders to the kingdom of God. But do you know how to help their businesses? Bringing the Lord into a business is not much different than bringing Him into a...