Some practical advice as the 2020 election draws near.Continue reading
We all know the opening lines of Psalm 42, right?
I imagine that, if I started it off, you could finish it.
As the deer pants for streams of water. . .
These words were turned into an intimate worship song a few decades ago. Many of us still remember it even today. But what if I told you Psalm 42 is actually a lament, a complaint, a pouring out of pain, hurt, fear, and more.
For starters, check out verses 1-3.Continue reading
My new book is coming soon: Reflections of Immanuel.
See the trailer below.
I have been studying and teaching on the Enneagram for the past three and a half years. For me, it is a unique personality typing system. It’s also extremely fashionable these days, especially in the Christian church, I understand that—which can allow for it to be disparaged by some. Of course, there are many other personal and professional typing methods available—Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, StrengthsFinder, and DiSC profile, to name a few. Still, I’ve not yet found a tool as helpful in understanding not just the what or how of one’s personality, but also the why. It gets into the nitty-gritty of the motivation behind why we live and view life the way we do.
With this in mind, I was grateful to receive a review copy of A.J. Sherrill’s new work, The Enneagram for Spiritual Formation. Sherrill is formerly pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but has now moved into Enneagram and spiritual formation coaching. I am grateful to Brazos/Baker for a review copy.Continue reading
Today, the Shelby County Criminal Court ordered DNA testing of crime scene evidence that has never been tested in Pervis Payne’s case.