Filing for Bankruptcy

Personal and commercial bankruptcies are increasing at a record setting pace. However, in the words of Jerry Bridges, "As devestating as permanent bankruptcy is, there is a bright side. The beleaguered businessman is free." His debts have been cancelled. The calls from the creditors have been silenced. "This businessman may be humiliated, but at least … Continue reading Filing for Bankruptcy

Stop Performing in the Pulpit

In his book, Fresh Power, Jim Cymbala asks the question, "What is a Spirit-filled preacher?" For a preacher like me, that's a good question. Using the apostle Peter as an example, Cymbala provides a helpful answer:"Many of us have heard oratory and cleverness in the pulpit. We've seen showmanship and listened to smoothly worded phrases. … Continue reading Stop Performing in the Pulpit