My heart – divided by worry, insecurity, uncertainty – was at a loss. It felt like I was emotionally and spiritually paralyzed. There was no means by which I was going to pull myself up by the bootstraps and get out of this one. This was beyond the scale and scope of my own strength and will to press on.
Dan Darling, the VP of Communications at the ERLC, took time to talk with us on the most recent episode of The Pastors Corner. In this clip below, Dan reminds us of the role that the pastor has in our super-charged political world.
I’m a man who has the honor of preaching to large groups of people all over the nation. Sadly, that is just not possible or wise given the world of social distancing we find ourselves in suddenly. However, that doesn’t mean the good news of the gospel needs to be kept away from your people.… Continue reading The New Virtual Speaking World
We have a fun nickname for this guy at our house: The Most Interesting Man in the World. If you want to find out why, you need go listen to our interview with Josh Deckard over on The Middle today. Let’s just say, it includes a job in the White House, partnering with companies and… Continue reading An Interview with Josh Deckard
***To listen to the Christmas Ritchie Raves podcast episode, CLICK HERE*** This week on The Middle, we share with you guys all of our favorite things that will make great gifts as you dive headlong into Christmas shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend. This is the every man's gift guide. They are all great gifts at reasonable… Continue reading Christmas Ritchie Raves
God has given you a specific set of gifts and abilities. While I may not have Matt Chandler's hand motions while I preach, that doesn't negate the gifts He has provided. Don't compare grace, celebrate it.
Her story and mine, are both wrapped tightly around this highly emotional fight for life debate around the world. I was born full term with no arms, not breathing, and with under new late-term legislation, I would have legally been allowed to die. She is the product of an unwanted, late-term teenage pregnancy that with… Continue reading Value, Viability and The Abortion Debate
If you are like Heather & I, your fall calendar looks daunting! Dates filling up your schedule quickly can often leave us scrambling for air until we suddenly hit Christmas Break and wonder where the year went. In an effort to play “the long game” and steward a busy season well, we discuss our plan… Continue reading Fueling Up For The Fall
Loving others well means that we have create enough margin in our lives to meet others in the mess of life. If our schedule absorbs so much of our time to where we can't love others where they're at - then we're too busy. Loving people is never easy or convenient. It is often uncomfortable,… Continue reading Doing The Hard Work of Loving Well