Dangers of Celebrity Pastors & Megachurch Cultures

I'm reposting this from the deep archives as it is a lesson we seem slow to learn.  By the way, did you hear about the 'Preachers N Sneakers' controversy?  Below is an excerpt from a spot-on, timely and utterly devastating articles I've read in years about church leadership. I wish it never needed to be … Continue reading Dangers of Celebrity Pastors & Megachurch Cultures

NEW! MainStreet Beginnings Book

Today marks the 7th anniversary of MainStreet Covenant Church's first weekly worship service. I thought this an appropriate occasion to announce the completion of a commemorative book I've produced that details the journey. As you probably know, I love history, and therefore I love probing origins. Any appreciator of the past quickly becomes an appreciator … Continue reading NEW! MainStreet Beginnings Book

Going Green 6: Nomadic Gardening?

Have you ever met a traveling salesperson who refuses to leave the office? Have you ever met a daycare provider who can't stand kids? How about an illiterate librarian? These are oxymorons and contradictions. I worked on the grounds crew at a golf course in high school. I spent most of my summer cutting grass. I loved … Continue reading Going Green 6: Nomadic Gardening?