The disconnect


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My weekend-world and weekday-world reveal the disconnect that sometimes exists between seminary conversations and real-world concerns. This past weekend was a good reminder of what it means to prepare people for leadership in local churches. I spoke at a men’s conference with attendees from...

Lights out


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One contemporary trend in worship services is turning the lights down on the congregation during the service. This has the effect of focusing the attention on the stage, much like happens in a theater. The goal is well-intended – minimizing distraction among the audience – but actually has a...

Discipling Young Men

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For many years, my personal ministry has included leading young men to Jesus and helping them learn to follow him – what people call “discipling men.” I am often asked about the best method for doing this.

When God Came to Chapel

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Last Thursday, in a remarkable way, God visited our chapel and called us to visible response to His Word at work in our lives. Dr. Benny Wong, pastor of First Chinese Baptist Church of Los Angeles, preached a powerful message on our responsibility to participate in and lead corporate prayer.