PODCAST: A Very Fine Whine

The Bad Pastor warns about the dangers of whining to God, and how it can cause us to miss out on God’s opportunities in our lives. Listen to the audio version here… Watch the video below… Advertisements

NEW PODCAST: Stuck in a World of Vanilla

While it’s not true you can be anything you want to be, you certainly don’t have to be like everyone else in order to be Christlike. The Bad Pastor pushes back on mediocrity in Christian music and movies, and a culture of conformity in churches. He encourages us that, in a world full of vanilla,…

My new office has a shower. Seriously.

So after 5 years of being pastor of a church plant with no building and no office, after spending countless hours working out of coffee shops and counseling people with the smell of fresh brewed espresso in the air, I have a wonderful, beautifully decorated, huge office. Last year I moved from the fledgling church…

How to Give Up on Being Good Enough

Everyone tells us to try harder and do better. But God knows that true “goodness” is beyond us. That’s why being a Christian isn’t saying you’re better than anyone else – it’s actually admitting you’re a mess! Listen to the podcast here…

Why You’re Really Having a Lousy Day

Sometimes we’re having a bad day and it just doesn’t make sense. But often it’s not just a coincidence. There’s a reason why something is eating at us, and the more you understand the strategy behind it the better you’ll be. Click here to listen to the podcast… Watch the live video…

At the End of Another Sunday

It’s been a good Sunday. I got to preach on Jesus this morning. I love doing that because every time I preach on Him I feel we become more intimately acquainted. The closer I get to Him, the more I want to be like Him and shed all these devices I use (we all use)…

THAT SERMON STINKS!

The Bad Pastor talks about what makes a good sermon, and why your pastor probably preaches the way he does. During the podcast, he takes the opportunity to vent about nearly every negative comment he’s gotten about his sermons…which are quite a few, by the way! Check out the audio podcast here Watch the live…

PODCAST: Monday Morning Hangover

Mondays are hard for everyone, but especially pastors. Come with Dave as he walks you through the aftermath of delivering a hard sermon to his struggling church. Listen to the audio podcast… Watch the live podcast video…

Sunday’s Dumpster Fire

No matter how much I prepare, some Sundays are just “dumpster fires” – total catastrophes.  I remember one in particular that started off bad, and then steam rolled out of control as things progressed. To begin with, I was running late that morning at the church we were struggling to plant in Florida. When I…