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Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Show’s Main Idea – My Mastermind student asked me about a 2,000 member church that does not broadcast their church meetings during the COVID-19 season. She asked for my perspective. What do you think? Should a church not preach sermons to its members if they… Continue Reading …

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How do you help a teenage son when he does not want your help? You feel him distancing from you and the family, but he won’t communicate with you. Should you relax your expectations? Perhaps a more in-depth question is how is his behavior a… Continue Reading …

What Is the Cyber Effect and What You Can Do About It

What Is the Cyber Effect and What You Can Do About It

Technology can be redemptive instruments in the hands of individuals who want to do good and know how to accomplish those positive purposes. Conversely, technology in the hands of someone who does not have redemptive values can damage their souls and all of those around… Continue Reading …

Do You Want My Attention or Do You Want My Care?

Which is more important to you? To receive a leader’s attention or receive their care? What if you turned the question around and looked at it from your leader’s perspective? “What is possible: to give each person all your attention or to give them your… Continue Reading …

Ep. 98 How to Build an Online Ministry In an Ever-Changing Culture

Shows Main Idea – It is to the Christian’s advantage to learn about the redemptive use of technology because the majority of humanity lives in cyberspace. There is an “echo of omnipresence” in technology. The missional Christian understands this and is penetrating the cyber-culture for… Continue Reading …

Seven Ways Facebook Is Similar to Using Porn

You will be alarmed when you realize how much Facebook is similar to porn. Though you may be aghast at the idea of pornography and those who use it, the sobering truth is that Facebook can be a subtle and deceptive substitute that is entrapping… Continue Reading …

Two Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Today

On July 03, 2008, I posted my first weblog, not knowing if I would write another one. On July 04th, I wrote another article and thought, “That wasn’t too bad. I think I’ll write one tomorrow.” Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

A Soteriology of Selfies: Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Nearly two decades after the advent of the first camera phone, selfies remain a thing. It seems everyone from former President Barack Obama to Pope Francis has become enamored with the prospect of taking pictures of themselves and posting them on social media to the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 27 Three Free and Innovative Ideas for Online Ministry

Shows Main Idea –One of the amazing things about our age is the potential for Gospel expansion through online ministry growth. In this podcast, I want to share with you three free and innovative ideas that you can use in your ministry as you seek… Continue Reading …

Ep. 26 A New, Quick, Easy, Simple, but Powerful Podcast

Shows Main Idea – We have a new podcast, and I want to share with you the backstory why I had to rebrand and relaunch this popular and practical podcast. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher.… Continue Reading …