Finding the Space to Create

I woke up this morning in Princeton, New Jersey. I’ve come to Princeton most years since I was a first-year graduate student at Pepperdine. In November of 1997 I went to Boston for the Society of Biblical Literature Conference. Toward the end of the conference, I hopped in the car and drove to see some […]

Good and Bad Staff Retreats

This morning begins the annual NCCC staff retreat. I've been to a lot of staff retreats, intern retreats, campus ministry retreats, etc., over the years. I can safely say that good ones can lead to huge ministry breakthroughs. However, bad ones can cause dissension, disruption, or a sense that it was a complete waste of […]