Baggage

Baggage

I’ve done a lot of traveling over the past few years, speaking at men’s conferences around the country. At last count, there have been nearly 40 trips from New York to San Francisco; from Florida to Seattle; and many in flyover country. The typical scenario for those...
Embrace the Cross

Embrace the Cross

Most of the major religions throughout history have had emblems or symbols to distinguish themselves from other faiths. Judaism has the Star of David, Buddhism the Wheel of Dharma, Islam the Star and Crescent, and on and on it goes. But Christianity has a totally...
Influence: The Secrets of Salt and Light

Influence: The Secrets of Salt and Light

I love our mission statement at Lifeway Church: Know Christ!Experience Connection!Discover Purpose!Impact Lives! It’s that fourth bullet point that I want to zero in on with my blog today. I am sensing that God has been profoundly speaking to Lifeway Church. Two of...
Live Worthy

Live Worthy

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal...
How in the World Will We Live?

How in the World Will We Live?

There are really only three basic world views in life: Hedonism, which is the desire for pleasure; Materialism, which views possessions as all-important; and Narcissism, which is “I’m all that matters”. These aren’t new philosophies. God talked about...