Lately, I’ve been struggling more than usual with the problem of procrastination. I have big plans, and ideas, task lists, and dreams, but I just can’t seem to get them done. It’s as if there’s always something else that needs doing, or that gets my attention. It feels a bit like high school again, when [...]
Today is a sermon prep day, or at least that what it says on my iCal page. Actually, what it says, inside the big green block, is “Sermon Prep, Study and Reading.”
I have come to see my ADHD as a blessing when it comes to preparing messages, and gaining a different perspective on what the scriptures are trying to communicate. Some of my most profound messages have come about as I chased a rabbit down yet another trail led by my distracted brain, only to find a beautiful paradise of understanding at the end of the trail.
You can tell a lot about people by the way they behave while waiting for a plane.
So I’m sitting on a plane reading the new book by Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost called “ReJesus” and I started thinking that from time to time I would like to describe to you the expression of church that I am a part of. I should be honest and tell you that I hesitate to [...]