Every Senior Pastor should get away from their church for more than ten consecutive days every summer. It might not be practical, but it’s a wise decision for the long haul.
Have you ever noticed what God did on the seventh day of Creation? Sure. He rested. We know from Genesis 2 that God had completed the work of creation and he rested. But there is a nugget in Genesis 2:3. Unlike the other days when he called his work good, on the seventh day, God […]
Does your to-do list feel long and heavy this week? How long has it been since you took your foot off the gas? Join the club. John Ortberg’s book Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You crossed my path last week and I decided to download it and take a quick look at it […]
One of my favorite lines in The Father of the Bride is when Martin Short’s character, Frank, gets excited and says to Steve Martin’s character, George Banks, “Get Out of Town!” In the early days of New Song, Lori and I felt a low-level weight on us almost every day. We went out of town […]