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Guns & the Future of Ministry

Like many, my heart broke Sunday with the news of another mass shooting. The fact that this tragedy occurred at

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Who Are the De-Churched? (Part 2)

Do church leaders really love us, or do they want to use us? Plus, the gap between what’s preached and what’s heard.

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Religious

Many people I know have an impression of Christianity based largely upon what they see while surfing the television—an impression that

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Stranded in Neverland

Princesses scare me. It isn’t their volatile behavior, creepy step-mothers, or the ferocious fire-breathing beasts that often accompany them that

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Jedi Rights

Believe it or not, in the UK “Jedi” is a religious option listed on census documents. Believe it or not,

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Sorry…”Interfaith” Post Delayed.

For those of  you looking for my recent post about interfaith cooperation, I’ve had to un-publish it for a few

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The Beatles & The Bishop

The Rt Rev Nick Baines, Bishop of Croydon, has written a new book advocating the use of pop music in

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Ministry Lessons From a Muslim

The following article was published in the Spring 2009 issue of Leadership Journal.  I wrote the piece with Brandon O’Brien.

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Chicago 2016 (The Reps)

The Olympics are about athletics, competition, and the power of sport to draw the nations of the world together. It’s

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