Archives for Feb 23, 2009 @ 17:00


I’m a bit behind getting up a brief report on my time in San Diego at the National Pastor’s Convention. The NPC is a mix of young pastors and older pastors, a mix of concerns for both, and a whole lot of getting to see folks I love to see. And I thought I’d focus [Read More…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 5

James starts off James 1:5 with a line that has brought comfort to many: If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. Many take comfort in being able to turn to God for wisdom, and they should. Why [Read More…]

A Pastoral Question

This pastor gave permission to take this letter to the Jesus Creed blog. So, what is your advice and wisdom? Hi Scot,  I’m a pastor near Minneapolis.  I have a question that I’m wondering if you could give me some insight on.  God has been doing wonderful work in bringing many young unmarried couples with [Read More…]

iGens 8

I’ve been reading about 20somethings of late and one book I found particularly helpful is by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett: Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties . (The title has nothing to do with the emerging movement.) Jean Twenge’s own works at times uses Jensen’s research to provide categories and [Read More…]