Category Archives: Leadership

Pruned

A Master Gardener, an older kindly gentleman, came to prune our apple tree yesterday.  He doesn’t seem to know there is a coronavirus – he’s whistling while he works outside. He mentioned that he had asked advice from a professional … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 6)

This shorter chapter serves several purposes:  1) it gives further evidence of the church’s internal life and external rapid growth in Jerusalem; 2) it introduces us to Stephen—a man who will be prominent in the next chapter; 3) it continues … Continue reading

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Better Man (Part IV)

This is the final installment of a series of posts on a biblical understanding of a godly man.  You can read previous posts here:  Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3. _______________________ Men are to be proactive to serve others Genesis … Continue reading

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Better Man (Part 3)

In two previous posts, I’ve highlighted the need for better men (Part 1) and sought to explain the first of three essential qualities of a better man (Part 2).  In this post, I focus on a second quality essential to … Continue reading

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Better Men (Part 1)

“Men behaving badly”.  Sadly, that sentence could be the tagline for many stories that make the news in our day.  From physical abuse to dismissive attitudes, many women have been deeply wounded and damaged by men behaving badly.  And many … Continue reading

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Prayer Update (November 6, 2019)

I have a special prayer request to send out today.  This week at Heritage is Local Outreach Week.  In addition to focusing all our chapel sessions on the topic of sharing the good news of the gospel, our students have … Continue reading

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Praise and Prayer Update (November 1, 2019)

Linda and I have been on the road quite a bit in recent days.  We’ve been to Minneapolis to present at an academic conference (Society for Professors of Christian Education) and to Montreal for a meeting of Christian Higher Education … Continue reading

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