Month: January 2017

You’re Not Always a “Great” Leader (and It’s Okay)

We live in a time when the pressure to be a great leader is a clear mandate for everyone from pastors to business executives. Being average is unacceptable. Leadership books…
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Your Pastor is Broken (and It's Okay)

An old friend, Richard, recently called me. He used to live in town and attend my church. For the past seven years or so, he’s been a member of a…
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What Ticked Jesus Off? (And Why Are Some Christians So Angry?)

We Christians (and I include myself in that group) are too easily offended at times. We are a passionate people given to strong feelings and even stronger opinions. Few in…
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An Open Letter to President Obama

As I write this, you are giving your final speech to the American people as our 44th President. I feel compelled, maybe even driven, to write a few things to…
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