This summer will mark 10 years of serving in full time ministry for me. I thought it would be good to look back on my first years of ministry and reflect on things I know now, that I wish I would have known then. Some ministers spend several years working on their undergraduate and graduate […]
Archive for April 2012
Bernie is a bizarre movie unlike any I have ever seen, but that is not a bad thing. It is the most entertaining film of the year. It is unusual because it uses a combination of actors and real life people who are familiar with the true story the movie is based on. I did […]
Just this week it was announced that Facebook reached 900 million users. In case you were wondering that is one-seventh of the entire population of earth. That’s a lot of people! Not only is social networking becoming more and more popular, but some recent research also suggests it is highly addictive. According to researchers at […]
Check out this short film made by Paris Freeman, a fourth grader who attends the Prestoncrest Church of Christ. This kid is talented! I hope he continues to produce art based on faith, because I think he has a bright future ahead of him.
If you haven’t checked out FaithVillage, you need to. It’s a new social network just for people of faith. They recently published two of my articles on their blog. What I’ve Learned From Preaching in a Small Town Tips for Creative Preaching For more information on FaithVillage go to http://www.faithvillage.com
Check out my review of Marley for Relevant magazine. http://www.relevantmagazine.com/culture/film/reviews/28992-review-marley
Catholic philosopher Peter Kreeft is one of the greatest minds of the last 50 years, partly because he looks back on all the wisdom that came before him, and explains it in a way beneficial to all people. In this lecture he takes on the subject of Jesus.
Alabama Shakes are the best thing to come along musically in a long time. If you don’t have this album go out and by it.
Grief is a part of life. Every person will deal with it sooner or later. Grief can arise from losing a loved one or being diagnosed with cancer, but it can also be the result of losing a job or a dream not being fulfilled. Every church should have a plan for dealing with grief. […]