WHEN LEADERS FALL

For the last twenty years or so, I have been given an assignment from the Lord, an assignment I did not expect to receive. It’s an assignment to encourage fallen leaders. Those in public ministry upon whom people hang expectations and hopes can take hits of punishing...

Rediscovering Our Original Prototype

Whenever we wander from God’s prototype, we need an act of redemption to return to His original intent. It happened in the Garden of Eden with the original model of our humanity and it has happened within the Church during each revival and reformation that took place...

The Simple Moments

It’s going to be hot for the next few days here in southern Oregon. The “low” temperature last night was 61. That would be a nice warm day if it happened mid-winter. I was sitting in my writing chair long before the first faint light of the new day appeared. Finally,...

A Highway of Worship

There is a large sign along Interstate 5 at the northbound exit to Rogue River, Oregon. It is an ad for a casino. One line on the sign reads “just ten more songs”, indicating you only need to listen to ten more songs on your car radio before you arrive at the casino....

Standing on the Wall

Before our culture went into lockdown, the Lord asked Jan and me to step into a season of extended solitary sabbatical. God was resetting our mission for the coming season. When the lockdown took place, it had little effect on us since we were already in a time of...