What is it? We know of the Great Awakenings that hit in the 18th and 19th centuries. What comes to mind? Sawdust? Fiery preachers? Hucksters? What would Revival look like in our time? Would we know we were experiencing one or not? I fear for American Christianity and not because of secular this or that […]


I highly recommend to all pastors and their spouses a week sponsored by They have three locations for a retreat experience that is free for pastors and their wives (no kids allowed). Mrs. Neo and I had our week recently and have drawn closer to each other and to the Lord.  The theme of […]

Kyrie Eleison

I found this in Touchstone magazine: A Baptist Preacher’s Abortion Donna Schaper says she’s a grown-up, a pastor, and a murderer. She claims all three labels, and is not apologizing for any of them. Rev. Schaper, pastor of Judson Memorial Church in New York City, wrote a recent article for the liberal Jewish monthly Tikkun […]