The Obedient Pastor

Obedience Precedes Relevance

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Most pastors I know have a more up-and-down devotional life than most church members think they do–but a deeper relationship to God than they themselves think they do. What any of us think isn’t the point. The point is that without our earnest pursuit of God’s heart in it’s vast entirety we will live and serve from […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 152

Featuring Orlando, Gun Control, and fathers

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I’ve spent this week with an uncatchable lizard I named, “Cholula,” running around my car. Yesterday, she ended up, alive, in the cup of water I keep in my car for hydration. She has been liberated. The North American Christian Convention is coming to Anaheim in just a […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 150

Featuring Joey Bats, Facebook, and Hillsong United

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: If you want to see what leadership through conflict looks like… Take a look at Mark Zuckerberg and how he has handled the Facebook situation. That is how you not only navigate conflict, but build trust. He turned what could have been a real problem for Facebook into […]