Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fallen Pastor: The Book, Part 2 – Understanding The Fall

When I started working with Jonathan Brink, my editor at Civitas Press, about writing  a book about fallen ministers, I had the idea to write about my experience and discuss how to prevent other ministers from making the same mistake. He said, “A book just about you won’t work. It will sound like you’re trying to justify yourself. It has… Read more »

Fallen Pastor: The Book, Introduction

I’m blessed and pleased to announce the release of Fallen Pastor: Finding Restoration in a Broken World from Civitas Press on January 2. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to share with you some intimate thoughts and ideas I’ve been holding onto as I’ve been writing. I’m also going to revisit my story as well as give you a… Read more »

When Life Gets Called Short

I wrote an article for Provoketive Magazine called, “When Life Gets Called Short.” It’s about the recent death of Razorback player Garrett Uekman and how we cope with sudden death. The holidays are a difficult time for many people to deal with tragedy, especially when they’re remembering loved ones who have passed. Keep remembering, take time to grieve and remember… Read more »

Four Things I Refuse to Do This Christmas

I think it’s time to draw the proverbial line in the sand. Consumerism has just gone too far. The economy is awful. Really. Woof. I am not the kind of guy who will just go out and buy anything. Hold on. I do own a plastic hat shaped like a Razorback. So, yeah, I will buy anything. But this year,… Read more »

Viewing the Past in Vivid, Regrettable Color

I published a new blog over at Provoketive Magazine – head over and check it out. Here’s an excerpt: “There’s a time to put away the horrendous covers of our past failures and least memorable moments. Sure, it’s hard to forget them when they’ve been published and put out there for the world to see.”

Name-Dropping is Awesome – Ask Jesus

I’ve gotten to know a few influential people since I started writing this book. Yeah, I’m important now. Boy, I could go on and on about the people I’ve talked to and emailed. It would be really, really impressive, wouldn’t it? There’s a guy I used to know who used to drop names. He was a friend of mine back… Read more »

“Fallen Pastor” Book Available for Pre-Order

Well, it’s getting close. Thanks to all of you who follow me here on my blog. This is the first announcement of my upcoming book: “Fallen Pastor: Finding Restoration in a Fallen World,” by Civitas Press. You can pre-order now through this link. There are a lot of last minute minutia to deal with and I’m thankful to have such… Read more »

"Fallen Pastor" Book Available for Pre-Order

Well, it’s getting close. Thanks to all of you who follow me here on my blog. This is the first announcement of my upcoming book: “Fallen Pastor: Finding Restoration in a Fallen World,” by Civitas Press. You can pre-order now through this link. There are a lot of last minute minutia to deal with and I’m thankful to have such… Read more »

Why I’m Not a _______ and the New Polemic

Check out my new blog post on Provoketive.com. Here’s an excerpt: “But there seems to be a strange movement for the past few years to prove one’s opposition to a certain movement or theological stance. Writers take to the blogosphere and write articles against certain movements and title them, ‘Why I’m not a _____________.’”  

Why I'm Not a _______ and the New Polemic

Check out my new blog post on Provoketive.com. Here’s an excerpt: “But there seems to be a strange movement for the past few years to prove one’s opposition to a certain movement or theological stance. Writers take to the blogosphere and write articles against certain movements and title them, ‘Why I’m not a _____________.’”