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The Five Major Cultural Shifts for The Church to Embrace to Become Relevant

The Five Major Cultural Shifts for The Church to Embrace to Become Relevant with coauthor Randy Petersen. What obstacles are keeping people from the meteoric power and infinite greatness of Jesus? How will the corporate church need to change her leadership and communication styles and cultural constructs in a post-church, post-truth era to reach those …

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What Happened When You Died

What Happened When You Died is another project about the best and worst funerals as told by pastors I know–without names to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent. It would include deathbed experiences (I’m thinking of interviews with hospice nurses or family members). This collection could become a resource for grief counseling, pastoral staff, and evangelism.

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Parenting Across Generations: Raising A Fairly Normal Gen Z Son As A Semi-Dysfunctional Gen X Mom

From a chapter I wrote on Amos’ plumbline in Stories Not Shared on Sundays–How do we live as Christians in a rapidly-shifting landscape of ideas, beliefs, and culture to stand firm and keep from being toppled by idols or distractions? How do we set our focus on the right point so we don’t go off-course …

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Pb PLUMBLINE: Or, How To Right Yourself With God OR How To Keep Your Faith From Blowing Up In Your Face.

Writing, research, and content focus continue on Stories Not Shared on Sundays (And Why We Feel Like Imposters In Church) with author Randy Petersen. This book is a study of various Bible stories, characters, and narratives in the Bible not normally preached in a 52-week sermon schedule. Paired with personal narratives and applications from various …

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Podcast Two

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Podcast One

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