By a show of hands, how many of you have experienced some type of pain over the past year or so? I know I can’t see them lifted, but humor me and do it anyway? For the record, both of my hands are lifted pretty high. With all sincerity and candor, as I type I’ve…

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La mayoría de la gente comenzó el año capitalizando la novedad y los matices que acompañaron a su introducción. Surgieron dichos ingeniosos, incluso dentro de la Iglesia, como: Enfoque en el Evangelio, Permanecer enfocado, Mantenga sus ojos en Jesús, Visión bíblica 2020, Enfoque 2020, y aquí hay uno bueno, Visión 2020. Sin embargo, parecía que…

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Most people started the year by capitalizing on the novelty and nuances that came along with its introduction. Witty sayings emerged, even within the Church, like: Gospel Focus, Remain Focused, Keep Your Eyes On Jesus, 2020 Bible Vision, Focus 2020 – and here’s a good one, 2020 Vision. Nevertheless, it seemed that the Church had…

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Cuando era niño, recuerdo haber tenido peleas literales con mi hermano mayor. Cuando llegué a la edad y la fuerza en las que finalmente podía defenderme, estaba completamente involucrado en la guerra entre hermanos. Sin embargo, no importa cuán emocional o físico se haya vuelto, nuestros padres nos obligaron a hacer el símbolo más temido…

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As a child, I remember having literal fist-fights with my older brother. When I reached the age and strength in which I could finally defend myself, I was fully engaged in sibling warfare. Yet, no matter how emotional or physical it got, we were forced by our parents to do the most dreaded and inevitable…

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While serving as an under-shepherd for many years now, it still can become frustrating when the sheep in God’s pasture don’t willingly follow. Within these exasperating moments I long to strike the rock rather than speak to it. Anybody know what I mean? Over the years I’m learning to pause more rather than striking, or…

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