Where Will Power Fails

Will power . . . the power of your own human energy to carry out decisions, even when rightly motivated, is like a rubber band. A rubber band has strength, but it’s limited. Once stretched to its capacity, it bounces back. Will power is the same way. It will carry you through initially, but then it [Read More...]

Reimagining Church is FREE Today Only

My book REIMAGINING CHURCH is free on Kindle today — July 31st, 2014 — only. Get your copy and share this post with your friends so they don’t miss out. Click here to get my book DISCIPLESHIP IN CRISIS for free also   [Read more...]

How (Not) to Respond to the Sick and Suffering

The following is told from the lips of Lazarus, the man whom Jesus raised from the dead. The story presents several different ways in which people respond to Christians when they are sick or suffering. — I could not sleep most of the night. Tossing miserably, my mind refused to shut down. Neither would the [Read More...]

Recovering the Departed Glory

“Another cause back of our top-heavy and ugly over-organization is fear. Churches and societies founded by saintly men with courage, faith and sanctified imagination appear unable to propagate themselves on the same spiritual level beyond one or two generations. The spiritual fathers were not able to sire others with courage and faith equal to their [Read More...]