Eats with Sinners…

Apparently Joel Osteen appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight and did his familiar soft shoe shuffle on hardball questions, including a question on same sex attraction. Al Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Seminary and man who only wears army boots, weighed in quickly....

Peterson on the Pastoral Role

Christianity Today interviewed Eugene Peterson about the role of a pastor.  Peterson is one of my mentors I’ve not yet met.  Here is some of what he said: On the Pastor’s Task: My task as pastor was to show how the Bible got lived. Of course it’s...
Mentors You’ve Not Yet Met

Mentors You’ve Not Yet Met

Everybody has them.  Folks who have influenced you from a distance.  Here are some of mine: 1) Eugene Peterson.  A Pastor/Scholar who writes for Pastor/er….hack scholars like me.  I love Dr Peterson because he is old school, counter cultural and a poet trapped...