Am I the only one? Sometimes a crowd will be moved magically by a phrase in a speech, a hook in a song, and the vibe in the room which all may work to enraptures the majority. I’m perhaps alone at times. I see other things that might not be quite as flattering.There are several reasons for this, perhaps. When you have been a speaker, a worship leader, and one who produces events on a regular basis, the magic of losing yourself in the crowd wanes. The behind-the-scenes life dodges hazards and dulls the senses. Or, does it? Some of us simply live as observants to a different layer of activity. Leaders see things others may not.
Yes, I am a leader and I have the scars to prove it. If you are in leadership, then you obviously know what I mean. To put yourself out in front often means taking the bullet and flack first. If you are not out in front, then you are not […]
Well, if you are a leader in your church over the spiritual care of others, are you for real? Do you represent what you teach, and does your reputation match the real you? Yes, these are painful questions I ask myself. The reason I know I have to ask them […]
This ad (shown in the picture) has been on my Facebook sidebar. In case you don’t already know, Facebook data-mines your info and spits out ads just like Google search–or similar to that. This one cracks me up! “Get Fit To Preach” with a bald, ripped guy who probably is […]
“Why are you surprised that things are so hard?” I heard these words from a prophet some years ago. Well, she was an African national in exile after losing her husband who cleaned our church. A prayer warrior, she came to me in my office and looked puzzled and asked […]
As one who is living this out, I think it is interesting when the media shines a light on the issue. Pastors are fat. We need to work on this issue just like any other sin. After losing over 50 pounds last year and struggling with my weight for years, […]