Temple Mount Sermon

Some Clutter, Some Fig Puns, and the Temple Mount Video from my sermon on Mark 11 from Hosanna-Shakopee Here’s my 2nd sermon in Hosanna‘s “Peaks of Scripture” series. I also gave a version of this message to the incoming students at Crown College. This one, about Jesus cleansing the Temple, …

Transfiguration Sermon

The Cubs, A Proposal, and the Mount of Transfiguration Video from my sermon on Mark 9 from Hosanna!-Shakopee. I was invited to preach a couple of times at Hosanna!-Shakopee this summer. What an honor. We have a long, beautiful history with Hosanna! (including being married there back in 1994!). I’ve …

Next Generation Ministry Programs at Crown

We have four next-generation degree programs at Crown College. Here’s a quick glimpse at why I’m excited to get back to another Fall semester!

Grow Down Video – Whiteboard Drawing

Here is a 1260 second long video (21 minutes) of the Grow Down drawing. ūüôā This “instructional” video is being used in some¬†college and youth ministry training programs. This is also the lonely version of what I usually like to do with a crowd of others. I love the interactivity created by inviting others to jump up and draw with me in seminars.My first real drawing of this was on a napkin at a Starbucks with a good friend years ago. It was a life-changing moment for both of us. Since then, I’ve been blessed to draw this dozens of times with¬†thousands of people of the last few years, for groups of 5, 50 or 500. Such an honor.

Here’s a link to the book: Amazon

And a link to my Grow Down book page: Grow Down

And a link to a 30 second time-lapse video (which is 1230 seconds shorter than the other one!): 30-second time-lapse video

FREE 7-Day Devotional on YouVersion Bible App

We’ve launched a 7-Day Make A Difference devotional reading plan at Bible.com and the YouVersion Bible App. In just a few weeks, there have already been over 1000 completions of this devotional. A few more plans¬†will be added in the near future. The idea of this reading plan is simple. …