When I hear it–which is often–it goes something like this:
“I KNOW the Bible. I can’t quote it. I don’t know it chapter and verse. And I’m fuzzy on the details. But I KNOW my Bible.”
Who are you trying to convince?
A lot of you think you know the Bible because you know that God loves you.
Or because your grandmother wrote in her Bible a lot.
Or because your grandfather was a minister. Or because you went to Vacation Bible School as a child.
Maybe you think you know your Bible because you attend church most Sundays. Continue reading
Maybe you should leave your church.
How do you know if it’s time to move on? How do you know if yours is a good reason to leave?
I get these questions a lot.
Let’s begin with the obvious:
There are a host of bad reasons to leave your church. Continue reading
That’s the title of a document on my computer desktop.
“In case of my death.”
It’s there for my family, only one click away on my non-password protected computer.
I’m a pastor. I frequently sit down with grieving families who are forced to make difficult decisions in their grief. I don’t want to be the plumber with the leaky faucet in his house. I don’t want my family to be faced with questions that I’m an expert at answering.
My wife knows about my document on my computer. She also knows what information is contained in its two pages: Continue reading
And aren’t you thankful for that?
One look around your family will prove that we each have our unique features. And if you have children, look out!
How can offspring from the same parents think, look, and act so differently from one another? Continue reading