Ears to Hear and Eyes to See

Scripture Reading: Luke 8:1-15 Reflection If the gospel has the power to transform lives and change the world, ideally it would be easy to

The Good News I Have Preached

This is my final Fourth Church Daily Devotion, published today. Scripture Reading---Mark 1:14-15 After John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee

Refreshment and Inspiration at UNCO

UNCO---an "unconference" for church leaders, pastors, families, and seminarians---has been on my wish list of events to attend for several years.

Not So Sweet 16 for the PC(USA)

In addition to the new Pew report on US religious trends, this week we also received the 2014 statistics report from the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Surprised By Hospitality

During my lunch break I needed to mail a package. As I walked toward the local post office, I felt a sense of dread welling up inside of me. I've

Network Church

For the past few years I have been cultivating an approach to ministry I call "Network Church." Elements of this approach have certainly been in