Practice Makes Better

Can you name anything we improve at by not doing?

Dallas Willard observed, “In many cases, our need to wonder about or be told what God wants in a certain situation is nothing short of a clear indication of how little we are engaged in His work.” To that, I say, “Amen.” This isn’t to say the harder we work the holier we are or […]

Are You Winning the Wrong Race?

There are many good races, but only one matters most

It doesn’t matter if you win a race if it is the wrong race. We cannot declare ourselves winners of a marathon for winning a boat race. It’s winning. It’s just winning at the wrong thing. Which is a form of losing. Most of us think we simply fail to reach our goals. Often, it […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 126

stream of consciousness

Here’s what on my mind this morning: I spent most of the holidays in the DFW area visiting family. Texas is a great place…as is any place with Cracker Barrel. Chicken and Dumplings. When hiring for ministry, one of the most important traits to look for is thirst for ministry that transcends the “musts” of […]