My Top 5 Books of 2013

We’re getting to the end of the year, and thus it’s time for everyone to start putting their “lists” out there. Not everyone enjoys these posts. I do. I like reading what others found to be particularly helpful, because it helps me get to know them a bit better and to cut through some of […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 93

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Here are some things on my mind this Friday morning: Emily and I celebrated our anniversary by seeing Sara Bareilles and One Republic in concert at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles. I was extremely impressed with both vocals live. I was also surprised to see how brilliantly both acts play multiple musical instruments. One […]

10 Quick & Practical Ministry Principles that Will Bless Your Church

Here are ten ministry axioms I received from Larry Osborne. I recently ran across notes from a talk by Larry Osborne, Senior Pastor of North Coast Church, entitled, “10 MINISTRY PLUMB LINES” (PRINCIPLES) FOR MINISTRY.” In my opinion, Larry is the smartest ministry “nuts and bolts” pastor on earth. His books are terrific (especially Sticky […]