A Glimpse from Inside the Fishbowl
Articles

A Glimpse from Inside the Fishbowl

One of the best descriptions I ever heard for the life of a preacher is that it’s like living in a goldfish bowl. Everyone can look in, see what you’re doing, and tap on the glass to try and provoke a response. And there’s no hiding, not much anyway. I have lived that life for … Continue reading

Articles

The Death of the Bible College (and what it means for the Church)

A major player in the Restoration Movement Bible College/Christian University market made a startling announcement last week. Cincinnati Christian University will be terminating over 20 professors and staff at the University. This comes on the heels of the President resigning.  As alarming as this is, what’s even more alarming is the plight of Bible Colleges everywhere: … Continue reading

Sundays
Articles

Sundays

I thought I would give some insight into what Sundays are like for me as an introvert who is also a preacher.  I don’t claim that this is how other preachers feel, only that this is how I experience Sundays. The alarm goes off, its incessant and monotone voice chasing away sleep from my body.  … Continue reading

Good Grief
Articles

Good Grief

The minister closes his Bible.  Black clad family members shake his hand and whisper thank you.  Quietly the crowd moves away from the graveside.  It’s an all too familiar scene for many of us.  A life has been celebrated.  A death has been mourned.  A family has said goodbye. I am no stranger to funerals.  … Continue reading