I have spent the past several days relaxing and hanging out with my wife. Much needed. Big fun. Way cool.

A big shout-out to our Children Pastor, Lucious Johnson, Carol Sullivan, and our staff and volunteers who led our Vacation Bible School at Shiloh this week.

Brothers, you should read Date Your Wife by Justin Buzzard.

Here is a great hymn by John Newton on preparing for the ministry of the Word. We will sing this hymn soon at Shiloh!

Sound advice about wading into politics in preaching.

What does your church budget say about your congregation?

Here are seven ways to enjoy reading the Bible.

Is your spouse a partner in you ministry?

Check out 20 Principles of Good Writing.

If you love books and enjoy community, try out GoodReads.

I have not spent much time with the Apple’s new Mountain Lion OS yet. But I like what I have seen so far.

The 2012 Summer Olympics Games have begun. Proud to be an American!

Economy means communicating without unnecessary words. Without any unnecessary words. Our communication ought to exhibit the same compact trimness of a well-worked crossword puzzle: every letter fitting its place and none spilling over the sides. – Sue Nichols, Words on Target, p. 33