Articles

I’ve written about 50 articles for Preaching Today, Leadership Journal, and CT Pastors. Below are a few of my favorites. If you’d like to browse all my articles at their website, click the button below.

In It for the Long Haul

Forget metrics. The pastor’s job is to find success when it’s invisible. Lee Eclov, Leadership Journal, Summer 2015 In the classic movie based on a …

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The Neglected Power of Blessing

These words are your birthright, who you are, why we are different from others.

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Prepare Your Soul to Preach

The hardest part of sermon preparation may be dealing with our own souls. This article appeared in PreachingToday.com, Sept. 2014.

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First Runner-Up

It is hard to be the one who isn’t chosen for a church position. Here are some things I learned. Originally this article was a “Name Withheld” article. After all, who wants to be known as the guy who nobody wanted? A month after this came out I was hired at the church where I still serve.

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Preaching to Found Souls

How do the ministries of spiritual direction and spiritual formation relate to preaching. Since I couldn’t find much about that intersection I set out to write what I had learned.

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How Does Unction Function?

Unction is a word no one ever uses except as a measure of preaching. It is a good and well-meaning word–anointed–but sometimes it just means wound-up. So how does Spirit’s anointing work?

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