On Taking Responsibility for Outcomes

Lately, I’ve been pretty discouraged about my work. Not about my chances of remaining employed, or making enough money to live on, but more about the effect of my work. Perhaps I should explain that I’ve always taken a missional view of work. When I was 18 I sensed a call to ministry, and in […]

Trading Places with Job

My Friday morning coffee-and-prayer partner greeted me this morning with a question: “Have you figured out why God is treating you like Job?” – referring to the biblical character whose level of suffering reached legendary proportions. He asked me that question because in recent weeks I’d been whining to him about how tough things are at […]

Just Another Baritone

I’ll never forget the first time I heard a recording of my singing voice. I was stunned. How could something that sounded so pure, so golden, so lovely in my own head sound like nothing more than a dull roar when put on tape? This happened when I was about 14 years old, a high […]

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