Dear Preacher: Do you really speak for God?

Tweet Dear Preacher, I have a thing or two to say to you. In church Sunday, the preacher I was listening to was talking about how to listen to a sermon. He was teaching us how to listen to him and apply what he told us. I powerfully resisted the inclination to consider how self-serving […]

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I like talking about you, usually—or putting the “I”, “I” in ministry

Tweet The idea that anything anybody ever does is 100% selfless is just not so. There are heroic acts—acts of great abandon and sacrifice. But every person is motivated by how he or she perceives a thing, by the values or ideals important to him or her. Selfless Facebook statuses and magnanimous Tweets I see […]

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