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“Next Year in Jerusalem”

Stunning Evening in the Old City Next Year in Jerusalem "Next Year in Jerusalem" is a Jewish phrase with a long and deep history. You can read about it here, but the idea is self-evident.  It represents hope; the unfulfilled hope of the Jews and their desire to rebuild the Temple and make [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:47:43+00:00 September 25th, 2017|FaithPassage, Travel|0 Comments

5-Day Inclusive Pre/PostGAFCON HOLY LAND TOURS

The GAFCON Dates have been announced for June 2018 (17-22nd) and conference planning is underway.  Many will be coming to Jerusalem for the first time; some have been many times. I have been leading tours there for over 20 years, and many have asked me to organize excursions for GAFCON attendees before and after the [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:43:39+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Discover Israel, FaithPassage, Travel|0 Comments

Sneak Peek: An Excerpt from Giving Up

I just can't wait for the release...here's an excerpt from the Introduction of my book, Giving Up: How Giving to God Renews Hearts, Changes Minds, and Empowers Ministry. Writing this book made me rethink how I understood church ministry—I hope reading it does the same for you! Throughout his earthly ministry, Jesus lived a generous life. [...]

By | 2017-09-08T08:22:49+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Giving Up|1 Comment

A Prayer on the National Day of Prayer

  Heavenly Father, hear our cry, O God; Please, in your mercy, attend to our prayer today. From the ends of the earth, from across this state, and all around this nation we call to you: Defend those who have lost much from all further fear and despair. Comfort all who mourn with the hope [...]

By | 2017-09-03T06:29:49+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Liturgy & Worship, Pastoral Ministry, Prayer|0 Comments

Interview: Bishop Clark Lowenfield of Houston

As we have heard the reports and seen the images coming out of Houston and South Texas, we don't always know how to process what's really happening on the ground. I had the great privilege to speak with my good friend and partner in ministry, the Right Reverend Clark Lowenfield, Bishop of the Diocese of the [...]

By | 2017-09-01T14:26:39+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Generosity, Interview, MInistry|0 Comments

Five Ways To Help Houston

Note: Earlier this week, we posted some links that can help you and your church begin helping. Here is how you can begin empowering your congregation to serve this enormous need. Those of us on dry ground cannot fathom the devastation and loss caused by Hurricane Harvey. As much as the media has covered it, [...]

By | 2017-08-30T09:06:11+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Generosity, MInistry|2 Comments

Announcement: Giving Up is Coming Soon!

It’s Ready After years of gathering ideas, studying Scripture, preaching “The Money Talk”, collecting three decades worth of wisdom...and months of writing and re-writing, the book is finished.  We took our final pass at it with our red pens and now it lives with the publisher and then onto the printer...and then I hope...to you! [...]

Barista, Priest, and Planter

What does it cost to plant and fund a church? Well...like so many other things, it depends.  But there is a four-word sentence that will answer the question squarely: MORE THAN YOU THINK. Here are a few factors that will affect the cost of a church plant: 1) Age/stage of the Planter; 2) Family size [...]

By | 2017-07-27T07:55:55+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Leadership, MInistry|Comments Off on Barista, Priest, and Planter

LeaderWorks Update

Big Changes I am excited to announce a few big changes to LeaderWorks that will help leaders do their work. I have been mostly ‘radio’ silent on the blog for the past weeks for a few reasons:   I have been on vacation for 10 days in California.  What a place!  We’ve had an amazing time of [...]

By | 2017-07-25T13:25:52+00:00 July 25th, 2017|FaithPassage, Leadership, Travel|Comments Off on LeaderWorks Update