Never Thought I’d Say This But… We’re Church Planting………… Again!

It was almost a year ago, back in December 2013 when the thought first entered my mind, and it was not a welcome thought at all. I was serving at a solid church and had a stable position there as senior pastor, was getting settled in Katy, and together with my wife and kids, wereContinue reading “Never Thought I’d Say This But… We’re Church Planting………… Again!”

The Greatest Ministry You Or I Will Ever Do Is…

I’ve been in ministry for over a decade a now, and I’ve seen quite a bit; From border-crashing in Central Asia to performing with a live band in front of 40,000 as a missionary, from seminary studies in the edenic Vancouver to monastic living among the quiet woods & mountains of the Pacific NW, fromContinue reading “The Greatest Ministry You Or I Will Ever Do Is…”

Epiphany @ Work: A Prescription for Spiritual Burnout

1.16.2011 – I’m re-posting this gem in light of today’s talk on Sabbath and the dangerous potential for burnout when we ignore the concept; I am of the mind that you can’t change behavior w/o changing worldview first, and workaholism is something so entrenched and rooted, even in our (flawed) views of spirituality. Here theyContinue reading “Epiphany @ Work: A Prescription for Spiritual Burnout”

Concrete Steps to Breaking the “Glass Ceiling” in Academic Hiring

Reposting this as prompted by a great list of suggestions over at The Fund for Theological Education blog, on “The Doctoral Diversity Deficit.” I for one, do believe there is a need for Affirmative Action when it comes to hiring in the academic setting (PhD’s, that is). The article lists the following: 1. Critical massContinue reading “Concrete Steps to Breaking the “Glass Ceiling” in Academic Hiring”