Structured for Success

Posted on May 29, 2015

Is your church structured for success? Sadly, many churches aren’t. They go with the flow in order to maintain the status quo. But God never called us to the status quo. He called us to lead out in the world and to win people for Christ! And winning people for Christ isn’t about maintaining; it’s about advancing and growing! So how do you structure your church for growth, for success? In my book, The Creative Leader, I took a long look at ...

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"I Had These Friends…"

A week ago my latest book, Fifty Shades of They, hit the shelves at bookstores across the country. This is a book that has taken me 53 years to write, and one that has the potential and power to start a relational revolution! But like anything, there's a story behind the story. This is just a quick glimpse at the story that prompted the creation of this book. I'd love to hear back from you about how this book is helping you surround yourself ...

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Baptizing Fantasy and Raising Reality

Posted on February 5, 2015

This weekend, I'm going to baptize the book Fifty Shades of Grey! That's right - BAPTIZE! There is a cultural epidemic out there that is wrapped up in complete fantasy, and it's destroying relational foundations. One example is this book, and now major motion picture, Fifty Shades of Grey. The story is a clever attempt to normalize perversion and lead readers to a misunderstanding of what intimacy and connection are all about.   God is not ...

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Who are THEY?

Posted on January 30, 2015

We're all created to live in relationship. After all, human beings are relational creatures. But the question we have to ask  is, "WHO ARE THEY?" How do we know if we are doing life with the right THEY? Do a friendventory! Here are six concise questions that will help you determine if you're doing life with the right they, or the wrong they... Do they motivate me to love God more? Do they celebrate God’s blessings in my life? Do they ...

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Mud and the Masterpiece

Posted on February 1, 2013

"Am I more like Jesus or more like a Pharisee to those around me?" Have you ever asked yourself that kind of question? When people in your sphere of influence look at your life, do they see Jesus? Or do they see the kind of hypocrites that none of us wants to be connected to? The answer may shock you... In his brand new book, my friend John Burke takes a serious look at this situation. And he gives us some powerful handles that we need ...

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Tonight on Dr. Drew…

Posted on February 7, 2012

Over the past several weeks, we’ve had the amazing opportunity to talk with many people about the message of Sexperiment. And of everyone we've had the chance to talk to, one of the most entertaining and engaging has been Dr. Drew Pinsky! I've thoroughly enjoyed our discussions with Dr. Drew. He is one of the easiest and most brilliant people to talk with! You know that I’m a huge question asker. I believe the best way to learn is by ...

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Sexperiment – Bed-in Recap

Posted on January 17, 2012

If you missed the 24 hour bed-in, here's the recap! And for more, including interviews with key leaders, log on to! [youtube 9ijizXuH_Gs 480 274]

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Ready to Strengthen Your Marriage?

Posted on January 9, 2012

[youtube gokMTAM6JAk 480 274] Through Sexperiment, you can get back to understanding the real connection between God and sex...and discover a life punctuated by exclamation marks! (more…)

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Getting Back to the Truth about Sex

Posted on January 4, 2012

In less than a week, Sexperiment will begin to strengthen marriages, repair families and ultimately change the way people see the connection between God and sex. For too long, we have been falling for the world's lies about what sex is. It's time to get back to understanding the truth about this amazing gift - God's truth! Here's just a sample of what you'll find in our upcoming book. Sex. For such a small word, it has an enormous influence ...

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Get the PING back in your PONG!

Posted on November 23, 2011

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