The Shocking Signs of Holiness

When I think of a holy man or woman, I envision a person living in a cave who doesn't watch TV or movies or listen to secular music. The unspoken definition of holiness by American church culture is not cussing, not smoking, not drinking alcohol, not watching R rated movies or not listening to secular…Read more The Shocking Signs of Holiness

Holiness: The Unused Key to Evangelism

I went to a meeting with some key church leaders in Cancun in late February. Figuring out what to wear was a challenge because I didn't want to offend anyone who came from a conservative denomination that as an unspoken rule against sleeveless shirts. That fear was unfounded because they were a kind and caring…Read more Holiness: The Unused Key to Evangelism

How Does Holiness Act or Look?

When I think of holiness, I think of a mean Puritan holding a Bible and pointing the finger at me. I asked my sons, 15-year-old Alex and 19-year-old Chris what picture they saw in their mind when I said the word 'holiness.' Their images of how holiness looks and acts is dramatically different from my…Read more How Does Holiness Act or Look?

Why You Can’t be a Christian Without Holiness

For the next few blog posts, I feel like God wants me to focus on holiness. I know this is not a hot cool topic and don't expect a bunch of shares. But I feel so convicted about this that I believe I would be in disobedience if I didn't write about holiness. So buckle…Read more Why You Can’t be a Christian Without Holiness