How to Read More Books in 2020

I was asked by a friend to write this. Thirty minutes later, here it was: Watch less TV. Don’t let it be your default evening activity. Love higher and better things. Don’t let social media…

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Ask Nicely for Your Church, School, or Camp to Move away from the KJV

There’s a beautiful Christian camp I’ve been to many times which serves my hometown crowd of more or less independent, baptistic churches. Anybody who knows me can guess which camp I’m talking about, but please…

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Christian Leaders Trip with Canyon Ministries

I just got back from a seven-day trip down two thirds of the Grand Canyon with Canyon Ministries, William D. Barrick, Terry Mortenson, and (especially) knowledgeable Cedarville University geologist John Whitmore. I gained a much…

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Two Reasons to Watch the Authorized Documentary on FaithlifeTV

The Authorized documentary has been out for a few months now, and lots more people than I ever expected have seen it. But I’m hearing that a number of friends, even close ones, haven’t seen…

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Where Should I Train for Ministry?

I just posted the following in a Facebook group composed largely by pastors who graduated from KJV-Only institutions. One asked which schools group members would recommend for a youth pastor. I jotted out some thoughts…

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C.S. Lewis on the Pleasure of Pleasing People without Being a People Pleaser

A few years ago I had one of those little formative experiences. I was leaving a long-term evangelistic ministry to teenagers in which I participated at my church. After six years of Friday nights, after…

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