Build without Fear

When it comes to protecting my wife and family, I will do anything and go against anybody. In fact, I’ve been known to keep a baseball bat beside my bed. One time we heard a loud crash downstairs and my wife says I flew out of bed, grabbed the bat and was standing in the […]

We – Not Me

One thing I’ve noticed as a parent is that I’ll never have to convince my kids to post a selfie or share information about themselves on Instagram or Twitter. However, I do have to convince them to help out around the house with laundry or yard work. That’s because being self-centered comes naturally to all […]

The First BIVO Church Planter

As we look at the book of 1 Corinthians, I’m reminded again about the influence bivocational pastors can have. Paul worked as a tentmaker in Corinth alongside Priscilla and Aquila (Acts 18) as he helped plant the church there. He spent 18 months with them—his second longest amount of time in any one city. While […]