Stepping Stones

Searching for Solid Footing in a Stormy World.

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Available Now: MINISTRY LESSONS

 

My first book is also available: Life Lessons

 

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The Christian Life is a Battle

"We are entering the most difficult era in the history of the world for ministry." This is the summation of Mark Hoover, pastor of New Spring Church in Wichita, Kansas. He spoke at a recent national meeting of the Baptist Bible Fellowship International. I took some...

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How to be at Peace in Troubled Times

We live in uncertain and unstable days. Murders, wars, sickness, economic crisis cause us to wonder if God is still on His throne. Yet, it’s the personal trouble I get into that causes the most trouble for me – sickness, financial stress, relationships with family and...

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Discover Your Ministry

Nearly everyone can relate to feeling like a loser. Maybe someone treated you like you were worthless. Or you have allowed your mistakes to create a negative image of yourself. And now every setback feels like proof that you aren’t any good. When I was growing up I...

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The Blessing of Giving

Do you feel unappreciated? Have you worked hard, put your whole heart into something, and nothing happened? Nobody noticed and nothing changed. So you may think – why try? Parents feel this way many times. I remember when Judy and I had our children all home we would...

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MINISTRY LESSONS – Now available on Amazon

Discover my new book to learn some valuable lessons about pastoral ministry. I asked several experienced pastors to share the one greatest lesson they have learned about ministry. The result is this book, Ministry Lessons: Practical Wisdom for Pastors from Pastors ...

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Let’s Follow Jesus Together

Is your Christian life lonely? Are you struggling all by yourself? Recently, I spent a week in Kenya at a conference for ministry leaders and had my first experience with Uber. If you are not familiar, Uber is a smartphone app that you can schedule someone to pick you...

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3 Take Aways from Day 3 in Kenya

Heaven Rejoices. It's Day 3 in Nairobi, Kenya for the S4 Conference with Global Surge. Today was the Braveheart Evangelistic Camp. Over 1,129 young people attended this outdoor festival. Lots of music and native dancing, karate, magic and the Gospel. There were 744...

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3 Take Aways from Day 2 in Kenya

Hell's Hole transforms into the Hope Center. It's Day 2 in Nairobi, Kenya for the S4 Conference with Global Surge. Today I met the pastor of The Hope Center in Nairobi, Brian King. This is where the conference is located. I will be attending their Sunday service. The...

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3 Take Aways from Day 1 in Kenya

It's the trip of a lifetime. I am currently in Nairobi, Kenya for the S4 Conference with Global Surge. "S" stands for Synergy. Synergy is the "interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater...

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