Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bible Reading 101

The Word of God is changing people and communities around the world, and yet research indicates that the time followers spend daily – and...

Reading the Bible as a church family

At First MB Church, Wichita, Kansas, over the past several months, we have been utilizing the YouVersion app to read through Bible reading plans...

Connecting with God’s Word in the margins of your Bible

M y days of Bible journaling began many years ago with my Grandma Wheeler. She was an amazing Christian lady who loved the Lord...

Beyond managing our anger

Years ago, I participated in anger management classes held on our church campus. A secular counseling group rented one of our rooms and led...

Letting God guide

I distinctly remember waking up one morning desperate to find a deeper understanding of faith and reason for a relationship with God. Life had...

Rethinking retirement

In the spring of 2016, I transitioned out of senior pastoral leadership at Reedley (Calif.) MB Church. Connie, my wife, and I enjoyed 17...

A mother’s truest treasure

Our children are among the most important things given to us in our lives. With this gift comes the responsibility of passing on faith....

Following the Good Shepherd to forgiveness

“Grace, you’re a pastor.” The thought crosses my mind, poking at my contemptuous spirit. “You’re a pastor. You should forgive. You watch victims forgive...