Understanding Worldview and the Flag

Understanding Worldview and the Flag

Michael Lee joins the conversation on Kaepernick’s protest


Replant Pastor Conference - Bangor, ME

Replant Pastor Conference - Bangor, ME

One-on-One with Pastor Vance Pitman on the Tragedy in Las Vegas

One-on-One with Pastor Vance Pitman on the Tragedy in Las Vegas

My friend Vance pastors Hope Church in Las Vegas.


Metaphors and the Gospel

Metaphors and the Gospel

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.


3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for Christians

3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for Christians

Prayer is not an empty gesture; it's how Christians first respond to tragedy.


This morning, most Americans are waking up to news of another mass shooting—this time in Las Vegas—and, this time, the worst in our country’s history.

The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church

The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church

America locks up more of its citizens than any other nation.


Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe

Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe

Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?


Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91.

Some of you may wonder why I am writing about a man best known for his pipe, his robe, and for taking the sexual revolution and promiscuity to a new level.

There’s No Dishonor in Kneeling: A Response on Colin Kaepernick

There’s No Dishonor in Kneeling: A Response on Colin Kaepernick

Charlie Dates responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest


Let me rush to acknowledge that the growing racial tensions in America need not create further racial division in the Church of Jesus Christ. I submit these words to you not to intensify an already hostile culture, but to say that the Church must not be silent while bigotry holds the mic in America.

7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led

7 Principles to Lead as Jesus Led

We can draw inspiration from the ways that Jesus led.


Jesus did not come to be your leadership guru. He came to die on the cross, for your sin, and in your place.

Yet, he did lead. And we can learn from how he led. If we look closely, we see that his leadership was wrapped in humility and servanthood. Even for those in high leadership positions, we all ultimately submit to one Person, and that is the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Helpful History of Minority Demonstrations

The Helpful History of Minority Demonstrations

John Richards responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest


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