Monthly Archives: August 2012

Marriage: Bad News and Good News

I’m performing a wedding ceremony tomorrow for Pastor Sam and Jordann.  I’ve been working through Colossians 3, a great passage on marriage, that I plan to use as my text tomorrow.  I’ve preached this text in wedding ceremonies before, but … Continue reading

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The Man in the Coffee Shop

I’m sitting here in a coffee shop, enjoying free wifi and wondering when I will finally take a break to grab a cup of coffee. I keep waiting for the line to die down, but I always seem to be … Continue reading

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Knowing Jesus

I just came upon this story from Donald Miller’s book Blue Like Jazz. I read this book a number of years ago, but had forgotten about this awesome story he told about Bill Bright. A guy I know named Alan … Continue reading

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Follow Jesus: Change

Included in my reading list this week are a couple of books on discipleship. Our first series of the fall at LPC will be on discipleship within our church, so I’m trying to get through a couple more books on … Continue reading

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Preach the Bible, Wear a Helmet

I don’t think anyone in their right mind enjoys conflict.  Even small conflicts, such as challenging someone’s opinion or offering a counter point of view, or even revealing to someone that they have a giant “something” hanging off their nose, … Continue reading

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Feed My Sheep from the District…

I am writing this blog from a Starbucks located on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., about 3 blocks from the White House.  I’m on the East Coast for the next few days, preparing to perform the wedding ceremony of Pastor … Continue reading

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Radical by David Platt

I finally finished it.  It took me a few months, but Radical (by David Platt) was a phenomenal read. I first heard about and purchased this book back in 2010 when it came out, but it took a personal recommendation … Continue reading

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