It’s A Great Time To Be A Pastor

I'll never forget the parting words of one of my pastors to me as I left to attend seminary. On my final Sunday in the church, there was a big celebration as the people sent me off. There was a great service, a shared meal, some gifts, lots of embarrassing pictures from my years there, … Continue reading It’s A Great Time To Be A Pastor

Three Reasons The Week Before Easter Is The Most Important Week To Celebrate

There are plenty of important days to celebrate as followers of Jesus. But the events of the last week of Jesus' life, known commonly as "Holy Week," are arguably the most important in the life of a Christian. Here is why: 1. History The claims of Christianity are founded in history, not philosophy. I recently … Continue reading Three Reasons The Week Before Easter Is The Most Important Week To Celebrate

Alternative Facts

Alternative facts are not facts. They are falsehoods. “Alternative facts” will likely become one of those phrases that gets cemented into the English language. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway used the phrase in an argument with the journalist Chuck Todd over crowd sizes, of all things.  When pressed during the interview with Chuck Todd to explain … Continue reading Alternative Facts