Mary Churches

Learning to listen to Jesus as a Church . . . Have you ever come out on the losing side of an argument with Jesus?  Martha did.  When Mary left her …

Martha Churches

3 Signs Your Church Needs to Call a “Time Out” . . . “But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, …

Why Churches Struggle

If you have read my book Body Aches, you will know I am a firm believer in an approach to the Old Testament that sees analogies in God’s dealing wi …

Just Another Brick in the Wall

If you have ever read the Major Prophets, you have probably come across the following extraordinary passage. Those in pastoral ministry, upon reading …

Eliminating Ministry Shadows

Are you afraid of shadows?  While we dismiss most phobias about shadows as childhood fears, some “shadows” arise in adulthood, and these can be …