Quit Youth Ministry

Calling All Quitters

This is more of a call-out than an article. Last week I announced at my church that as of the end of 2014 I would be resigning my position as director of youth ministries. I've … [Read More...]


“how are the children?”

In African cultures a common greeting between people from a tribe not their own would be "How are the children?" The idea behind that gesture is that if the children are doing well … [Read More...]

Life Of A Disciple In The World 3

The Life Of A Disciple In The World The Seven Deadly Sins Session 3: Envy- Evil Eyes Core Teaching:            Envy leads to many other sins.  We all envy.  We rarely confess this … [Read More...]

Diversity in Ministry

Wounded by Diversity

Isaiah 64:6-9 (CEB) We have all become like the unclean; all our righteous deeds are like a menstrual rag.  All of us wither like a leaf; our sins, like the wind, carry us … [Read More...]


The End of Youth Ministry

The End of Youth Ministry

OK I know that sounds a little dramatic.  Let me start Micro and move towards Meta.  I also really want your input, so this is a conversation starter.  Here it goes: Well for … [Read More...]

Are Methodists Lazy?

just another lazy methodist

We've achieved an unhealthy stereotype. Methodists are lazy. It's easy to be Methodist. You don't have to do anything. Jon Stewart called us the Phoenix University of … [Read More...]