Restoring Criminal Youth
29 September 2014
Shame and stigma are difficult barriers for juvenile offenders to rise above after an arrest or in making the transition between incarceration and the community. Some of those barriers are juvenile peers that have pro-criminal attitudes and reinforce the criminal behavior/thinking as well as there..
Listening to God’s Voice
26 September 2014
Conventional Biblical wisdom says to have advisors when it comes to orienting your life and ministry. To listen to your family, friends, peers, elders, and church leadership—and this is in fact a very prudent track to take. When living amidst the demands of ministry, you..
The Multi-site Maze, Part 4: Some Final Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits
24 September 2014
Saddleback Church is about 7 years into our multi-site journey, and I’ve learned a ton along the way…mostly through the school of hard knocks. So I’ll wrap up this little series by sharing a few tips, tricks, and tidbits that may be worth considering on..
In Defense of Judging
23 September 2014
In contemporary culture, no sin is more disgusting to average people than judgmentalism. The only thing worse than committing a heinous sin is judging the person who committed the heinous sin. Over the weekend Miley Cyrus twerked at a live concert in Mexico—she had her..