Pushing Through The Crowd

I delivered a talk at USC last Thursday night that I had never given before. I don’t always love the first time I give a talk but this one was sticky.

If you or someone you lead needs an exhortive word on boldness, this is the talk. 

It will inspire and move you to take more risk for the sake of your friend knowing Jesus. 

Are you going to turn it up or turn it around?


Alabaster – The Bible Beautiful

Bryan and Brian are friends and colleagues of mine and they have an exciting project they are launching into the world. It is a new Bible format driven by their desire to connect us with beauty in a more meaningful way. I am a financial supporter of this project and think it is an amazing creation. They are 90% funded and need that last little push. Check out this interview with them and if their project inspires you, please support it and share it!

Briefly describe your Kickstarter Project, Alabaster:

Bryan: Alabaster is the bible beautiful. It integrates visual imagery and thoughtful design within the text of the four Gospels for an engaging reading experience. The large majority of the images in the books are original artworks created specifically for this project. With Alabaster we aim to enter the conversation of beauty and faith, and explore how beauty is an integral part to experiencing the entirety of who God is.

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Philip on road

A Refreshing Evangelist

We need a refreshing type of evangelist to emerge today that is more like Philip.

Ready to follow the Spirit wherever He leads – spontaneous and not driven by their own agenda – but also trained in the gospel and willing and able to lead people to Jesus from any point in a conversation.

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new home, real estate, moving and furniture concept - close up of male lifting up sofa or couch

The Bold But Not Beautiful

Why does it have to be the creepy, intimidating, domineering couch guy that is the vision for bold evangelism?

Last weekend I was sitting in my man cave and I hear my neighbor yelling at me to come over to give him a hand with the couch he is giving away. Someone had come to pick it up.

As soon as I get over there, the guy who came to get the couch starts launching in…

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