A List of 25 Creative Ideas for Ministry During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Crosswalk.com recently published a list I gathered of 25 ideas for creative church ministry during the pandemic. Personal Prayer Art Ministry Online If there was ever a time that the old adage “the Church is not a building” rings true, it’s now. In most cases, the congregation can’t even go near the church building because of stay-at-home mandates and social … Read More

God Doesn’t Give Us Courage

God often gives us strength, but he invites us to take courage. Here are 8 tips on how to do that. (This article appears on Crosswalk.com and the Salem Network.) “But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at (Paul’s) side and said, ‘Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must … Read More

What if Some Art Never Existed?

The movie “Yesterday” tells the story of a struggling singer/songwriter who, after a freak worldwide blackout/time shift, seems to be the only person who remembers the songs of the Beatles. In this new reality the band and their music never existed. He transcribes and records the Beatle’s songs from memory and becomes one of the worlds biggest rock stars. Along … Read More

Lighting up the Winter Darkness with Style

It’s midwinter in Indiana at the time of this writing, and I’m thinking about light. It’s scarce ’round these parts right now. The internet says we get 186 sunny days per year in Indianapolis, below the US average of 205.  (I probably shouldn’t have looked that up.) San Juan Capistrano, CA (where we held our conference last year) gets 285. … Read More

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