I DO

i Do.

Words and their interpretations are incredibly important to those in the law profession. So imagine my struggle to carefully compose a wedding ceremony for two lawyers! Thank God for giving me just the right word, and only two were needed!  I DO. I was performing the wedding ceremony for two lawyers and joked, “When attorneys […]

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When God Turns Pain into Gain

Without loss there is no gain. Without suffering there is no joy. Click To Tweet I was humbled by the opportunity to meet Steve Saint (son of Nate Saint) as well as Mincaye—one of the tribe members who killed Nate Saint, Jim Elliot and the other missionaries to Ecuador. As the three of us met […]

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Struck by lightning

updated 2.28.16 This is classically the busiest season of my year; board meetings, budget process, conventions and speaking engagements galore. It’s like I’m trying to get everything signed, sealed and delivered before the holidays kick into high gear. This year on top of all the scheduled chaos, I have been “interrupted” by dear friends whose […]

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Reflections on poverty of spirit, power and prestige

The past two weeks have been surreal. In the span of a fortnight, I buried a beloved uncle, heard the news about the resignation of Bob Coy, and was installed as the Chair of the Oral Roberts University (ORU) Board of Trustees. I was sequestered in ORU board meetings last week. When I reconnected to email and social media on my flight home, I was startled by the avalanche of texts, emails, posts, likes, RT’s and DM’s that flooded in. […]

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When a pastor falls due to moral failure

I first met Bob Coy 25 years ago on my summer break from seminary. He was a guest on my dad’s TV talk show, “FeedBack,” conversing on the subject of evangelism. This young, fiery, hilarious transplant from Las Vegas made quite an impression and practically stole the show. He stood out on the panel of […]

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