Calling it quits

Marching has its purposes in the military and in bands, but in Christianity, it can kill you. It kills your joy, it kills your energy, and it kills your passion for Jesus

Pain: The divine invitation to dance

I marched our church right into 2007. Then we got caught in a crossfire of our own making, as our congregation faced its inner turmoil.

Marching to the wrong drummers

When I went to Dallas to pastor, I was a diligent marcher and I was good at it. When we arrived, the church was already marching. You could call it a family-oriented march.

Can you hear the music?

I want to invite you to a dance. I know that’s not normal. But dancing isn’t normal either. I mean, why would someone leave the predictable security of life...


Nate should have been playing on the school’s sports teams. He was the best athlete in our high school, but some of his choices disqualified him. So instead

Reaching downward

Thirty-some years ago, while on a mission trip in the Philippines with my basketball team, I was given a visual lesson in loving those I considered to be social strata

Status dispute

“Elevation by Association.” We all know it. We’ve all thought it. It’s the mindset that says, If I surround myself with positive status people, then I’ll be elevated

I'm number one!

Put 10 chickens in a pen together, sprinkle some feed on the ground, and prepare to witness a natural phenomenon. In a matter of minutes...

The spirit of competition

Some people might describe me as competitive. Why does that have to be a negative thing? I subscribe to the idea that winning is more fun that losing

No more great things for God

Have you ever sat in a small group and felt yourself getting impatient? All is innocent enough—a group of believers discussing a best-selling book

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Telling the Truth is an international on-air and online media ministry that distributes the teaching content of three uniquely-gifted Bible teachers—Stuart and Jill Briscoe, and their son, Pete Briscoe—to help people know Christ and experience Life in all its fullness.

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