Month: January 2010

Sorting, Sorting, Sorting…

These days ‘sorting’ has taken on a whole new dimension for me. Think of all the clutter that you need to go through and sort in the course of a normal [...]

Résumé or Rolodex?

Matthew 18:1-4 contains the account of the disciples asking Jesus about rank in the Kingdom of Heaven.  I’m speculating that they assumed one of two answers [...]

Prefield Will Make You Old

We arrived at Brocton Baptist Church Sunday morning about 9:30 AM and everything was normal.  A few hours later, Jon had gray hair.  Prefield ministry can be [...]

My Dad, My Youth Pastor?

I've looked forward to being in youth group for as long as I can remember.  Next year I'll finally be old enough to go to PLUG.  Now I heard that my church [...]

Mistakes I’ve Made While Leading Programs

Focus – I allowed the constant pressure to keep cranking out the next meeting, study, or message to unconsciously shift my goal from seeing lives changed for [...]

Open Door

Recently a reporter contacted me (Andy).  He had read about the student-led Bible studies in our local public school in the school's newsletter.  He called [...]

Living With a Divided Heart

The CD began.  As the lyrics to Bluetree's hit song God of This City entered my mind, so did two images.  For those unfamiliar with the song, the chorus [...]