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Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. The Urgency of Preaching Dr. Mohler addresses the question, “Has preaching fallen on hard times?” Is the Bible the Word of God? Preachers can never be too convinced of Scripture’s divine origin. Michael Kruger writes, “If we believe the Bible, we will believe in Jesus. But it is also true…

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Preaching Under Pressure Expositor H.B. Charles: “You have not really learned to preach until you preach through a storm. Unending sunshine creates shallow pulpits. Preaching through a storm anchors the pulpit to the tried and proven Word of God.” Hanging on His Every Word Erik Raymond exhorts preachers to…

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Leaders, If You’re in a Tough Spot, Make This Better Choice – Never run from problems. Lean into the mess and execute with excellence. (Conant Leadership) Hope for the Weary Preacher – No sermon will ever measure up to the depths of our text and there is great freedom for us when…

I’m starting a company called Red Buffalo. If you’re wondering where the name came from, here’s the story.

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Actually, There’s Not an App for That: Innovation and the Physical World – Successful leadership incorporates synchronous innovation on every front. (Entrepreneur) One Less Orphan: How Do We Keep Families Together? – “Reconciliation is at the heart of the good news of the gospel.” (Desiring God) Economics and the human instinct…

I wrote a book in 2015 called Live Smart. In that book, I challenged readers to take risks and do hard things for the gospel, among other things. This month I’m following my own advice and jumping off the cliff into a new adventure.

It’s almost Father’s Day and the annual question of what to give Dad arises. Here are my recommended gifts for Father’s Day 2017.

It’s the time of year to spend time with your family, vacation, and spend a little extra time reading. Here are my recommended readings for Summer 2017.                      

Earlier this week I was given the opportunity to preach at Southern Seminary’s chapel. We exposited Isaiah 1:1-18. You can see it below: A Call to Action.

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Ten Questions for Pastors and Polemics – DeYoung provides some helpful questions to consider before firing off a response to the latest controversial blog. (The Gospel Coalition) Adoption Is for All God’s People – “Stop doing evil. Learn to do what is good. Pursue justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of…

Jesus spoke about love a lot during his earthly ministry. But did you know that he talked about it after his ascension? The beginning of Revelation records Jesus’ own words to different churches. The first one, the church in Ephesus, has a solid record. Jesus takes note of: -their toil and patient endurance -their intolerance…

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Not Leadership Material? Good. The World Needs Followers. – “The qualities we’re looking for are not leadership skills, but excellence, passion and a desire to contribute beyond the self.” (The New York Times) 3 Elements That Need to Be in Every Funeral Sermon – Here are a few seasoned tips for an inescapable…

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Thirty Years Later, The Story Behind Nike’s Iconic “Revolution” – Think outside the box. (Fast Company) Four Tools to Help You Understand the Hard Sayings of the Bible – Rightly dividing the Word of God means you will have to exegete difficult passages. Take this advice from Ligonier. (Ligonier) Alibaba CEO…

Weekend reads for leaders and preachers. Exegeting Your Congregants – A shepherd who is mindful of his congregants will become skillful in bringing God’s Word to bear in the lives of their flock. (Preaching Today) When America Was Most Innovative, and Why – An intriguing read on the history of innovation in the US. Leaders are innovators.…