Monthly Archives: August 2018

Men, Ministry and Sexual Misconduct

The Bill Hybels sexual misconduct allegations and subsequent falling dominos at Willow Creek Community Church have spawned a number of articles, including some I’ve written! Today, I’ve seen a couple posts on Christian blogs about pastoral conduct and it has spurred me to put down my own thoughts on the matter. So, if you dare, […]

Race in America – Fighting the Wrong Fight

Driving back to Salem from Portland the other day I had an interesting thought pop into my head. “We’re fighting the wrong fight.” Like most middle-aged white guys, I don’t really like talking about race in America. It’s not that I don’t have lots of thoughts on the subject – I do. But in this […]

When a Leader Fails

This week I’ll be going to the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) video cast as I’ve done the past six years or so. But unlike previous years, I am heavily conflicted about attending. You see, GLS is the brain child of Bill Hybels the now disgraced founder and pastor of Willow Creek Church in Barrington, IL. […]