Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sail, by Awolnation: My Song of 2012

Ever have a song that was just relevant for you for a long time? This year, it was a song I fell in love with, “Sail,” by the band Awolnation. If you follow my blog, you’ve probably already guessed its not praise and worship music. It did speak to me a lot. The video follows. Did you have a song… Read more »

People Who Cut Themselves, Martin Luther, and Jesus

I remember when she walked into my office. I had been pastoring for about five years. She was 13, had spoken to me about the pressures she was under at school to smoke, have sex, conform and do other things. Then she told me something I had never heard. She had been cutting her arms with a razor. I thought,… Read more »

Facing The End Of Our World – With Hope

Most Americans, it would seem, aren’t taking the idiotic interpretation of the Mayan calendar seriously. That’s a good thing. The human race has had its own share of failed doomsday dates. Even though the end won’t come on the 21st or in the foreseeable future, each of us can probably identify with a time when we felt our own world… Read more »

An Open Letter to Psy of “Gangnam Style”: ‘American Style

I’ve got a new post up at about Psy, singer of South Korean hit, “Gangnam Style.” It’s a very, very satirical piece. There’s even a warning. Even with the warning, I already have a comment from someone who doesn’t understand satire. Here’s an excerpt: We obviously have the right to judge you. A man who came to this country,… Read more »

Returning From a Fall: Walking God’s Slow Path Home

(Today’s post is brought to you by my friend, Roy Yanke. There’s more about him below. He is one of the many fine people I have met whose mission it is to help pastors who have left the ministry. Today, this blog belongs to him. Make sure you check out his ministry and blog sites listed below. He’s doing some… Read more »

Fallen Pastor Radio Interview and Welcome

I was interviewed recently by Mike Bundrant at Natural News Radio. I had a great time talking to him. He was a great guy and we covered a lot of bases. Here’s a link to the press release. You can catch it online or download it as a podcast. If you’re here visiting because you heard it, welcome to my… Read more »

Would You Let King David Preach At Your Church?

Good question. Answer it quick. Right now. In your mind. Yeah, it’s hypothetical. Would you let King David, if he were available right now – to preach one Sunday morning service in your church? Yes. You would. If you had hold of a DeLorean equipped with a flux capacitor, you would. Why? Because he’s King David for crying out loud…. Read more »