Church Leadership

Why Are The Best Leaders Tall?

January 14, 2018

Let me tell you something you may not know about me. I’m a recovering short-man. It’s something I’m hoping to grow out of (see what I did there?). A lot of it stems from emotional trauma during my teen years. There was a girl I really used to like. I was about 95% sure that she at least found me marginally cute, too. I thought I had a chance until the day she dropped this one on me: “You know,…

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Did God Send Hurricanes Irma and Harvey?

I’m either very lucky or very unlucky, depending on how you look at it. In 1992, I remember hunkering down in a Miami shelter as Hurricane Andrew slammed the state. It was scary for a six-year-old. I can still hear the howling sounds of…

September 8, 2017
Church Leadership

How to Get A Book Banned and Unbanned In One Week

Everything happened so fast that you might have missed it if you blinked. In one day, I read the news that the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists had stopped selling books written by renowned Adventist historian and author, George Knight. About an hour later, I saw a statement…

July 11, 2017
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Why It’s Time For Adventism To Embrace the Arts

When you think of the word “artistic,” the church is not usually not the first thing that pops into your mind. Sure, while there are some churches that are doing lots of artistic things either in programing or branding, churches that have a dedicated…

June 16, 2017

EC3 Podcast Season 2 | Episode 2: Shawn Boonstra

Episode 2 of the EC3 podcast features Shawn Boonstra, Speaker-Director for the Voice of Prophecy. A few highlights of this episode: Did Jesus really practice disinterested benevolence? We make a mistake if we accept that human beings are content with uncertainty. Research is quickly…

February 28, 2017
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