reflections on the Bible, culture, and pastoral ministry
Recently, our director of music, Ben Bechtel, put together a “map” to help our church choose worship songs. I thought it was so helpful, that I asked him if he would let me share it on my blog. Hope you like it too. This is Part I of II.
Here are 9 tips for speaking at a church retreat.
As with books, the number of podcasts abounds. There’s no point in even trying to listen to everything; we have to be selective. If this post reads like an advertisement, I’m sorry, but I must tell you that my current favorite writing podcast is Home Row.
Husbands, keep praising your wife. Do it again and again. It matters.
Talking about the difference between “consumer” and “covenant” relationships is a helpful way to get at the deeper meaning of marriage, that is, the gospel.
Over the years, I’ve attended a number of men’s retreats, even helping to organize a few of them. But I’ve never been asked to be the main speaker for one—until now. Recently, my former church asked me to speak at their retreat. It’s coming up the first weekend in August.