My personal gleanings from the Marques Ogden story.Read More
We live in a day where knowledge is easily accessible. You can Google anything. You can watch YouTube videos to learn how to do anything including parenting, changing a tire, decoupage furniture, gourmet cooking and everything in between. The era in which we live is called the “Information Age.” But where information is ubiquitous, understanding and wisdom are as rare as a content Millennial with a satisfying career.Read More
Yesterday was a great day. I had lunch at one of my favorite BBQ restarants with my favorite seminary professor. Dr. Don Sunukjian has been a great role model and influence for me in ministry. This is evidenced by the fact that I still remember and use his preaching principles 17 years after taking his class.
As I sat there at that lunch, I furiously scribbled a page and a half of ideas. After everyone else left, I stayed back and talked with Don for an hour about what I thought was missing in the seminary curriculum. I suggested five classes that seminaries need to teach.Read More
We are in the middle of one of the greatest religious shifts in American history. We live during a time that the fastest growing religion, one that has more than doubled in the last 20 years, is what is categorized as the “none.” The term “none” refers to people who when asked to indicate their faith, they write “none.” They are the “religiously unaffiliated”.Read More