Why Pastors Have Few Deep Friendships

I’ve heard it so many times that I almost expect it: pastors are lonely. They often minister among people they say they love, but don’t know well. They have few deep friendships.

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10/13/15 Watch Your Mouth!

READING: Matthew 12:22-50, Luke 11 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  I have two heroes of the faith, one who is now with the Lord and the other who…

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10 Traits of Healthy Churches

Over the last 15+ years, our Lawless Group team has conducted hundreds of church surveys. Some are very unhealthy but there are some good examples out there, too.

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10/12/15 Take My Yoke upon You

READING: Matthew 11 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  I am thinking today about how many people around the world are trying to “work their way” to God. Some are…

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10/11/15 The Lord of Resurrection

READING: Matthew 8:1-13, Luke 7 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  As a young pastor, I don’t think I fully understood the significance of our faith until I stood by the…

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10/10/15 Why Worry?

READING: Matthew 5-7 TEXTS AND APPLICATION:  Worry is a funny thing, you know. We apparently think that worrying about something will fix it (or else…

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