3 Myths About Calling: Why RELEVANT’s Take Falls Short

Let me start by confessing a pet peeve: I believe that the combined Jewish and Christian traditions express the most profound wisdom ever contemplated by human beings. This stuff is deep, and you really shouldn’t handle it with marketing in mind. So when someone—usually a pastor-slash-writer-slash-musician with an appealing headshot and a self-composed bio—attempts to [Read More…]

George Jones Was Old School

I’m not a fan of new country music. It’s kitsch & everything sounds like pro-tools. But old school country? I still dig it. I make my kids listen to Outlaw Country on Sirius… they don’t seem to like it much – yet! My dad always had the radio in the car tuned to country music and we [Read More…]

You Have to Learn How To Die If You Want to Be Alive

“For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.” Matthew 16:25 This song is one of my all time favorite versions of  Jesus’s straight up command that we have to lose to win, we have to die to live. What makes it so powerful [Read More…]