Category Archives: Books

Accountability Questions for Men

Gene Getz has a great book about church leadership structure/governance called “Elders and Leaders: God’s Plan for Leading the Church.” In it he provides a chapter that includes some accountability questions he suggests for use with your church staff. Any … Continue reading

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Brian McLaren quote from God Space on change in evangelism landscape in US. 

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On Evangelism

“Outsiders define us by what we do, not by what we say or by what we believe.” Steve Bowen as quoted by Doug Pollock in the book “God Space”

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C.S. Lewis Daily

I am loving the new “C.S. Lewis Daily” at Bible Gateway. Sign up for a quick daily reading from Lewis here. Here is today’s reading: On pleasure [The demon Screwtape writes:] [God, the “Enemy,” is] a hedonist at heart. All those … Continue reading

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Identity – Being before Doing

I talk a lot about “identity.” I think one of the core issues for growing as a follower of Jesus is determined by how we view ourselves – where we get our “identity” from. I struggle to articulate this point, … Continue reading

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Godly Father

“A Godly father speaks three messages to his son: 1. ‘It can be done.2. You’re not alone. 3. I believe in you.” Larry  Crab, The Silence of Adam

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Holy Middle Ground – Part 2

I found this quote in a book I’m reading (“What It Means to Be a Man“). It fits perfectly with my original post on “Holy Middle Ground.” “Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center.” Karl Wilhelm Friedrich … Continue reading

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Prayers I Pray – Prayer 2

So here’s the second prayer I have taped in my Bible for me to read before I stand to preach/teach on a Sunday morning (or any other opportunity). It’s taken from what is probably my favorite Christian non-fiction book of all time: … Continue reading

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Holy Middle Ground

One of my frustrations often in trying to grow spiritually is that the way to growth is often not clear. Often, as I read Scripture, books, blogs, etc., an end goal is held out for me to achieve, but the … Continue reading

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God Space

I am re-reading Doug Pollack’s book, “God Space.” I completely resonate with his heart to connect with and build bridges into the lives of those who are not-yet-Christ-followers. Like me, he seems to want to love people where they are, … Continue reading

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