Summer brings with it all of its splendor and, hopefully, the anticipation of some down time with family and friends. How are you facing it this year? Are you excited about, ready for some time to refresh relationships, maybe see some friends or family you...

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...

I love "The Purpose-Driven Life". I dig the "Wagner-Houts Modified Spiritual Gifts Inventory". There's not a much more clear tool than the DISC Profile. And when it comes to bare-bones personality information, nothing beats the MMPI for depth of definition. As good as all of that...

In no way do I mean for this post to be a judgment or condemnation, nor a condoning, of the sorrowful circumstances that surround the story of Michael Guglielmucci. He is the author of a song very recently released on the latest Hillsong Worship DVD album,...

Mark Batterson of National Community Church in Washington, DC, adds to the conversation regarding my concept of "regular guy" weekends. Thoughts? I just wrote an article for Sermon Central titled The Adventurous Pastor. Here's an excerpt: A few years ago I played hooky from church. Instead of going...