About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Traits of Abusive Leaders

We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that. 

New Book Review: In the Closet of the Vatican

Check out my book review of this 500-plus page behemoth of an expose about homosexuality, power, and hypocrisy within the Vatican and the Curia. Written by French author and journalist, Frederic Martel. Enjoy!

Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?

This is one of the most difficult write-ups I’ve ever dared to compose because it involves the celebrated Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. The man has influenced believers worldwide, myself included, to think critically about their faith and bridge the heart and mind in pursuit of truth.  His talks at university forums have shaped the wayContinue reading “Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?”

Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors

“I don’t think that churches create narcissists. I think they give a platform for the narcissistic personality to flourish if they don’t have discerning skills.” – Scot McKnight So… I couldn’t help but think that we must develop a better way to root out dangerous individuals from our leadership structures. This sounds promising but itContinue reading “Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors”

Signs of Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Abuse

Photo I’ve been listening to a new mind-blowing podcast called Something Was Wrong. In this audio-series, the host interviews people who have endured some of the most controlling and later some of the most dangerous situations of their life. Situations that would cost some of their identity, sanity, financial stability, and peace; while almost costingContinue reading “Signs of Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Abuse”