Monthly Archives: April 2012

The TMZ Attitude of the Church

You’re a Christian. You just got caught embezzling money. You got caught cheating on your spouse. You got caught lying to a large group of people about your true nature. Everyone just found out that you’re an alcoholic. Worst part? You’re a member of a large church. Everyone knows you and respects you. Past tense: Respected you. Now, your sin… Read more »

Please Check This Out

Over my time in the past two and a half years, I have met some extraordinary people. One of them is John Wilbanks. He has set up a blog to help others. He has a heart to help the fallen pastor and is working with me to help those who have fallen across the country. Please take a moment to… Read more »

Cutting the Old Testament Israelites a Break

I grew up Southern Baptist. Please don’t judge me too harshly. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the story. About the Israelites wandering through the wilderness from Egypt to the Promised Land. It was a trip that should have taken a couple of months. But because  of their whining, disobedience and poor attitude, God let them wander… Read more »

The Sins of Bobby Petrino

In the past week or so, we’ve been hearing about the soap opera that has been unfolding around the Arkansas Razorback football program in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Long story short, head coach Bobby Petrino was taking a motorcycle ride and had a wreck. When he had a press conference, he said he was alone at the time. With an investigation, it… Read more »

Post-Good Friday Traumatic Stress

Just had a new article go up at Provoketive Magazine. It’s called, “Post-Good Friday Traumatic Stress.” It deals with living crucifixion scenes, the horror of Good Friday, and what it all means. Here’s an excerpt: I hate to say that [living crucifixion scenes] “offend” me. Everyone is offended these days. It takes so little to offend the modern mind. So,… Read more »

“When He Came To His Senses”

When a pastor falls from ministry, he goes through a series of stages after his infidelity is discovered. I outline those stages in my book, “Fallen Pastor: Finding Restoration in a Broken World.” In Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son, the son runs off in search of a better life, but finds himself sleeping amongst tomorrow’s BLT fodder. He begins… Read more »