Eat your vegetables

I have a deep and universal love for the Church. God put that love in me but John Wimber among other mentors modeled and articulated it for me. John said once that “were all just different vegetables in the garden.” that resonated with me, still does. There are great things about every church, and always…

My First Time

The first time I walked in the door I tried to just sit in the back of the room.  Some leader got up and made us all pack into the front 3 rows.   Low key but intense worship, lots of hugging,  at least 7 uncomfortable long hugs with strangers.  Most of the guys were confident,…

Unmet Expectations

Forgiveness. Easy to preach about yet abounding in hypocrisy because it’s hard. A nice easy practical step: forgive people for not meeting your expectations. Don’t tell them about it, don’t share it with them, just do it. Be brutally honest about your expectations, makes it easier. At this stage, you are practicing forgiveness without needing…