Having been through some pretty rough pastoral transitions over the years, I am saddened by this week's news of further allegations of sexual misconduct in the situation surrounding Ted Haggard and New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I commend Pastor Brady Boyd for his forthright...

Is it just me, or do you find that your counseling requests increase right after the holidays with INTENSE situations? Over the first three weeks of the New Year, I've had a handful of REALLy intense life situations for people and couples in the church. Looking...