Good Friday: About Me? – Pt. 2

Two points of view were raised in the previous post. Addressing the second, let me ask: How did Jesus live His life on earth? More specifically, what was His life’s focus? If we know that, then we should also ask this question: Should we expect Jesus’...
A Great Motivational Speaker?

A Great Motivational Speaker?

Hear For Free – Perfect Motivational Speaker Imagine you have a bought a ticket to hear a great motivational speaker. You walk into the long-anticipated event and the great speaker says, “I’ve got the right to tell you what to do!” How would...

Prayer: Practicing His Presence

In various speaking engagements I am asked what we teach in EquipUs Pastor Training School. We have taught a course on spiritual formations. One of the topics in that course is the discipline of prayer. What follows is adapted from the syllabus we used. Many thanks to...

Speaker or Communicator?

A Lesson by the Master Communicator Is that me? No. But the story and the principles for communicating it are amazing! You are aware of a famous message given by the Master Communicator. How that message was communicated is almost as instructive as the message itself....
Broken: A Modern Parable

Broken: A Modern Parable

Are you broken? Is that cause for laughter or sorrow? How does that connect to a parable? We understand a parable to be an earthly story with a spiritual meaning. Bringing those things together, I would say: We are all broken – but a few of us will admit it!...