My heart breaks for those hurt by the church. Specifically, for people called to full-time ministry, but gravely injured by the people they were called to serve. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t interact with a youth pastor or former youth pastor who was deeply wounded by their church. The church treated them…… Continue reading What does restoration look like?
This is more fun in person. As a good friend and SDSU alumni is quick to tell me, I joined the Aztecs fan-dome at just the right moment in history. It’s been amazing to see this school go from identifying itself as a party school to a campus full of pride for its athletics. (Baseball,…… Continue reading SDSU: I believe that we will win
On my trip up the West Coast we’ve been meeting with youth workers in a variety of settings and a wide variety of types of youth ministries. And in those conversations we talk about what’s going on in their ministry, what they are teaching, what’s working, and what isn’t. Now, youth workers love people. And…… Continue reading Why Christianity Works
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6ZzoLTkb_w It’s hard to believe that its been 6 weeks since we witnessed this outpouring of faith. In some ways it seems like I just got back yesterday and in other ways its as if it was several months ago. When people ask me about my time in Haiti I always try to proclaim this…… Continue reading Amidst the Rubble I Found Hope