What Really Works?

I was a young preacher looking for the silver-bullet solution to grow a small youth group. I started with no formal training, but I had a lifetime of a preacher’s-kid experience to draw upon. I knew how mundane church life could be. Because of this, I began seeking answers; I needed to reach more teenagers. … More What Really Works?

Freedom Crusade

Hours before sunlight crept upward into the morning sky, our team busily gathered for breakfast in the hotel café. It was the last day of our mission trip and our crew of ministers, musicians, intercessors, and mission-trip-junkies gathered for a final meal. Among the chatter, I heard shouts of joy and applause as we recounted … More Freedom Crusade

In the Storm

En route to the airport on Friday, October 23rd, Facebook friends alerted me to a hurricane landing on the Western coast of Mexico. I scrolled through reports stating that hurricane Patricia was the “strongest hurricane ever recorded.” … More In the Storm

Make Disciples

I’m not criticizing mass evangelism, but it seem that mass salvation responses have resulted in a minimal regional impact. Is it possible that many may have sincerely respond to alter calls because they were moved by the persuasion of a good preacher? … More Make Disciples