The Hidden Kingdom: How We Get There is Where We Are Going

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This was originally drafted as a sermon for Redemption Church on July 27, 2014. I rely heavily on a chapter from the book What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell, Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information by Gregory Treverton, and The Seeds of Heaven by Barbara Brown Taylor (who is savant-like at sermon [Read More...]

A Missional Reading of the High Priestly Prayer: Easter 7A – John 17:1-11

I preached this sermon in 2013. If you are a pastor feel free to copy and steal everything. Easter 7A – John 17:1-11 A Missional Reading of the High Priestly Prayer Read text first. Just Southeast of Rome about 100 miles there is a little town called Roseto Valfortore. It’s a pretty unremarkable town – [Read More...]

Malcolm Gladwell: The Most Obscene Thing Ever Said on Wall Street

Cue the Gladwell haters… Happy Friday everyone! [Read more...]

The Controversy Over Malcolm Gladwell’s New Book

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Malcolm Gladwell’s new Book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants is at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller list for non-fiction. It’s strange that Gladwell comes in at number two behind Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Jesus. I’m not sure I’m all that comfortable with either of those figures shaping the [Read More...]


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