2 ways to collapse

“Faith dies by a thousand cuts more often than by a single fatal blow. In this it is like other forms of love.” >Daniel Taylor, The Skeptical Believer “God’s presence is not the same as the feeling of God’s presence and He may be doing most for us when we think He is doing least.”>C.S.…

Silent Saturday

Yesterday was the day that changed all days, for the resurrection of Jesus is the hinge point of history. The empty tomb upended the vice grip of sin and death, and its ultimate claim on our lives. And so, yesterday, we celebrated. Where Friday was a day of sorrow, grief, & darkness at the cross,…

What I’ve Learned as a Church Visitor

Since I transitioned from full-time ministry to speaking and sharing on a part-time basis, I've had the opportunity to visit a number of churches. I have been in a church of over a thousand; I've been with congregations numbering in the hundreds; and I've been in a church that had less than twenty. I've been…