I Am a Choir Member

A few years ago, Thom Rainer put out an excellent book called I Am a Church Member. It’s a quick read that puts forward six characteristics found in mature church members, then …

The Merits of Ministry Moves

In my last post, I wrote about the minuses (negatives) associated with ministry-related moves. But there are many merits (positives) to these moves. So today, I share some of those benefits: …

The Minuses of Ministry Moves

In over 20 years of ministry as a worship pastor and music minister, my family and I have been through several ministry-related moves. All of these have been positive for a number of reasons that I’m saving for a later post, because today I want to talk about some of the minuses–the negatives–that are part of these moves:

XL: A Big Guy Looks at 40

Recently I realized that the way to write the number 40 in Roman numerals is “XL.” Since I’m well over six feet tall, I’ve dealt with those two letters most of …

A Show of Hands

This is a difficult post to write. Although I began this blog page a while back, I’ve only written a little about an event that is critical to who we are as …