For Lent this year, my wife and I are giving an equal amount of money to World Relief any time we spend money on a non-essential item for ourselves or our kids. Will you join us?
I love hearing Ruth Haley Barton’s voice when I read her books. I have been on nine retreats led by Ruth over approximately a two year period. When I go to read her books, I can’t help but hear the inflections in her voice and her deep care for ministry leaders (for me!) as she […]
You can listen to Noah Filipiak’s “Behind the Curtain” Podcast interview with Kent Carlson on the Podbean Player below or you can subscribe to all “Behind the Curtain” Ministry Podcast episodes on iTunes. (Podcast listening tip: use the podcasts app on your smartphone and listen while driving, doing chores, or working out) Noah Filipiak interviews […]
I started my church 11 years ago with big dreams for God. Church planting networks want people with big dreams for God. We create huge conferences to encourage people to dream big dreams for God. At this point your “cynic radar” is already starting to go off as you read this. Bear with me a […]
For those who have been following my publishing journey, you may have been wondering when, if ever, my book was actually going to get published. I got an agent back in Fall 2015 and I thought it’d be a pretty quick process from there. Little did I know what the future held… After interviewing a […]
As I was growing up in my public school and my Baptist church in suburban Ohio, “Lent” was always a curious time of year for me. Never talked about at my church, I always wondered why on Fridays many of my friends had to eat fish and weren’t allowed to have meat. I wondered even […]