new conference

A few weeks ago I asked for help brainstorming answers to the questions “How did we get to a post-Christian America?” and “Where do we go from here?”

As expected, you shared some excellent thoughts and they helped me form my own response and shoot my (super low-tech) video for the Destiny Leader online conference.

The event starts this Thursday, May 5 at 8 am PST/11 am EST and is scheduled to last about four hours. You can watch any and all of it for free by registering on the website. And believe …


in the enews—wednesday

shutterstock_29647900Christian Standard’s enews comes out every Wednesday, and one of today’s stories is a recap of two more baptism celebration weekends, one at Central Christian Church in Las Vegas, one at Mountain Christian Church in Maryland. As with the cardboard testimony craze, people around the country are learning about the huge impact of these weekends—in which the pastor preaches on baptism and invites everyone who wants to make a decision to come forward in whatever they’re wearing and be baptized at that moment—and trying …


Each week you hear more: more ministers caught in affairs or “inappropriate conduct,” more pastors convicted of tax evasion or fraud, and more leaders damaging ministries with their own pride and ego.

Last weekend some friends and I talked about this at length—are there any leaders—especially megachurch guys—who don’t do this stuff?

Well, by the grace of God, there are a few who have not yet cheated on their wives, stolen their church’s money, developed an addiction, or exasperated their staff. But even the remaining holdouts demonstrating character and integrity have no doubt struggled with lust, greed, or anger.

Enter this book; In