Growing up in church you probably heard the story about Jonah. Maybe there was a felt board out on display with Jonah, a boat, a whale, Nineveh, the whole nine yards. The main point was then drilled into your head “don’t disobey God” from your favorite Sunday school teacher. What would you say if I…Read More
From the moment we are born, we’re told that we need to change the world. We need to make a difference. We need to do something really cool and significant for God and for others. We’re taught that we shouldn’t be ordinary. That’s some serious pressure! Let me tell you something truly revolutionary and significant–start…Read More
How to: Leadership
Let’s talk leadership. How do you actually define leadership when there are so many different opinions out there of what defines a GREAT leader? I believe it is more simple than we think- I mean scripture is always so kind in pointing us back to the basics, even in leadership! At New North church we…Read More
How Does God Speak Through His Written Word?
The purpose of this blog is to help people find and follow God. To that end, I can’t think of a better place to direct people to go than the Bible. It is the primary place God speaks to us. But HOW does God speak in and through the Bible?Read More
Why am I starting a blog?
I’ve put off starting a blog for many years and for all kinds of reasons. I don’t care about building a personal platform. I really don’t. I didn’t want to write something I’d regret later (many bloggers do that!). I didn’t have the time. Writing is hard work! I didn’t want to respond to critics.…Read More