Preaching books are a dime a dozen. Its really hard to find a preaching book that either says something unique or says something important in a unique way. So I don’t have much confidence in preaching books – especially books that give you X number of ways to be a better preacher or books thatContinue reading “A Little Handbook for Preachers: Ten Practical Ways to a Better Sermon by Sunday”
Yesterday night Rocky Peak had its end of the year Life Group leader gathering. It was a night filled with worship, testimonies as to what God had done in Life Group, and some encouraging words on “rest” from Alan Fadling. In case you don’t know him Alan Fadling is author of An Unhurried Life: FollowingContinue reading “A Leadership Night with Alan Fadling”
Mangrove trees, political refugees, diamonds, civil wars, American colonialization, and yes even surfers. Those are just a few things that might come to mind when you think about the West African country of Liberia. But the fact that has drawn most attention is the violence experienced during the late 90’s and early 2000’s that ledContinue reading “Back to Africa – I am Going to Liberia!”
Simple Small Groups: Three Simple Patterns So recently I started to read this new book by a small groups pastor out in Kentucky. He started out as a skeptic about small groups but now he has fully bought into them. Naturally I wanted to see what he thought was so great about them so IContinue reading “Simple Smallgroups: Three Simple Patterns”
A staff meeting inspired piece done by an anonymous artist in the post-Zappos style. This is modern art à la Rocky Peak.