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…

Faith, Doubt, & the Choice of Easter

Recently, I read a book I really enjoyed. The Skeptical Believer, by Daniel Taylor, wrestles with faith, doubt, and what it means to live what we believe. It's not a book for everyone, but if you're the kind of person who likes questions, you'll like this book. If you're a person who simply┬áhas questions --…