Porn Addiction and Women…

HT: Rich Kirkpatrick. As you have noticed I have been blogging a little bit on sexual addiction and pornography. And one of the reasons I have been doing this is because I just finished up a week long intensive class on Addictions. And to say the least, the class was...

Sexual Addiction

Chances are very high that if you have ever been online (which you are because you are reading this blog) you have probably been exposed to pornography or spam emails soliciting sex. If you haven’t, then I would be very, very surprised. In fact, very shocked. I...

Ordination? And the PCUSA….

When it comes to Presbyterian Churches USA, I attend a very unique one. Unique in that it is growing. Unique in that most people who attend our church rarely know we are Presbyterian Church USA. These statements may get me in trouble, but that is the reality. If you...

Is singleness a sin? Some think so…

Christianity Today has an article titled, 30 and Single? It’s Your Own Fault I have long thought that the church has at times done a poor job in really ministering to young adult singles…meaning, we usually have a group for them, but we usually only view...

“Does Ministry Fuel Addictive Behavior”

Religious culture has a hard time with pastors and pastor’s families who have flaws. Of course, the healthiest congregations do not expect their pastors to walk on water, do not put their pastors on pedestals. But in my experience, such congregations are not the...

Happy One Year Anniversary!

My wife and I celebrated our one year anniversary this last Sunday, June 18th. I could tell you a lot about how amazing my wife is, or how fast this last year went…but some things you just can’t put into words or shouldn’t be shared with everyone. So...

Continued music from worship leaders….

As I posted yesterday, I want to thank our former college worship leaders as they always did a wonderful job in a very difficult area of ministry. Yesterday I highlighted the 2002-2003 worship band and the many people in that group who are either playing...

“The Abandonment of the Teenage Soul”

Sunday at Bel Air Pres was Student Sunday, so I and the high school and middle school directors had the privilege of our ministries leading our congregation in worship and teaching. It was a great day and I am so blessed to be not only a part of this church, but to be...