I was recently asked to write two articles for publication on using small groups for ministry. I decided to put them up as blogs on Parson’s Pen. View the other article on Care Groups As Mid Week Service here. Through an amazing set of circumstances, in 1991 God abruptly changed
I was recently asked to write to articles for publication on using small groups for ministry. I decided to put them up as blogs on Parson’s Pen. Read the other article on Military Small Groups here. A healthy church is built on community, which includes concentric and overlapping rings of
This is the time of year I prepare for my annual military physical training test. I’ve had the privilege of serving my God and my country as a chaplain for 26.5 years. I hold the rank of Colonel in the Arizona Air Guard. The yearly test is good discipline for
At the end of October, the 31st to be exact, we just passed the 500th anniversary of Luther posting his famous 95 theses to the church door in Wittenburg. It was an event that led to many other events that truly changed the world— the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation eventually
I will never forget my first death notification in the Air Force. Chaplains are a part of the modern United States military death notification team. My beeper (it was a device used in the “old days” to alert people to call their office) went off that morning before the sun
Growing up in an itinerant minister’s home allowed for many interesting experiences. I spent a lot of time listening to experienced and older pastors talk with my dad. I remember my dad saying many times after being around an older pastor, “I pray as I grow older I don’t become
Different people blog for different reasons. I’ve been asked to write for many years now. I do write multiple sermons every week. I’ve published a lengthy book on Bibliology (fancy name for the doctrine of the Bible.) I write short articles every week for our church family that is sent
The weekly sermons preached are available in both audio and video formats. They are available live and also archived so that you can access them at your convenience and meditate upon the Word throughout your day and week.