Hey, welcome to our first ‘Fast 5’! In 2 Timothy 2:2, Paul exhorts us to entrust what we have learned “to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.” And I’m fired up about sharing some practical things I’ve learned through my years of ministry. I pray these insights will help you steward your time more effectively and advance your ministry in the mission of making disciples. Read More
October 31, 2014
What does it look like for God’s men to act like men? Not with some crazy, inflated bravado, but men who are strong in the strength of Christ. Men who are stoked by a renewed passion to love and serve others as an expression of thankfulness for everything God has done for them.
When solid, biblical theology calls men to lives of gratitude for a Savior who loves us and gave Himself for us, it looks like this . . . Read More
October 29, 2014
It’s a famous story in our church’s Elder history. A group of Elders and their wives were enjoying a beautiful meal together and wonderfully edifying conversation around the table, just as desert was served. My first bite of apple pie seemed unusually cold and clammy, but I didn’t want to cut into the discussion, so I picked at it with my fork and waited. A second, smaller bite was weirder still, so I slipped in the words, “Hey what’s wrong with this pie?” Read More
October 21, 2014
Harvest University, our annual ministry training conference, is happening right now. Some 2200 pastors and leaders have gathered from churches around the world for three days of intense training, equipping, and encouragement. I am so grateful for our church planting ministry, Harvest Bible Fellowship, and the awesome work of God that continues in our 15th year of planting reproducing Harvest Bible Chapels. To Him be the glory! Read More
October 15, 2014
Men know we need to have spiritually meaningful, life-giving connections with other men. But what we often don’t know is how to get there. Men generally want to relate in the context of an activity, but going fishing together is no guarantee we’ll actually talk about things that really matter. So what does it take for men to disclose? Read More
October 03, 2014
Hey, I just came out with my new book, Act Like Men: 40 Studies for Biblical Manhood. I wrote it because men are in trouble, and God has a lot to say about manhood that we need to hear. As of yesterday, it became available in stores, and I hope it will be a challenge to you and an encouragement to your family. Check out the chapter below. You can learn more about it or get a copy here.