I Don’t Believe

I don’t believe that a single good thing comes out of analyzing, criticizing, or “calling out” other believers in a public space. I don’t believe that the role of “the watchman on the wall” is to publicly decry those who are giving...

The ART of Pain

Not to long ago, a friend of mine recommended I see an ART specialist for some severe back pain I was having.  If you’re not familiar with ART, it stands for active release technique and it’s practiced by only a small number of professionals across the...

What’s Wrong With You?

Criticism is popular in our culture.  We have movie critics, food critics, business critics, and even church critics.  That’s right, there are “secret shoppers” out there who visit churches for the sake of writing critical reviews. In the church, we have those who...

Getting God’s Will Right

“I just want to know God’s will.”  “I just need some clarity.”  “I want to make sure I’m not missing God’s plan for me.” Ever find yourself saying these things?  I know I have, many times.  Heck, I’m the king...

Blood from a Turnip

“You can’t squeeze blood from a turnip.” I heard that phrase lots while I was growing up and, to be honest with you, I had no idea what it meant until well into adulthood (along with many other colloquialisms, I’m a slow learner). The thing...

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