Ben Mandrell

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FIRST-PERSON: We need each other

NASHVILLE (BP) – A few years ago, our family vacationed in California – the land of the great redwood forest. The author John Steinbeck wrote of them: “The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always.” 

FIRST-PERSON: 3 truths about your non-religious neighbor

After you go to a restaurant, you go out to the car with your group and discuss whether you want to go back. Was the food good? Was the service good? Overall, is this an experience we want to repeat?

FIRST-PERSON: Three ‘unspokens’ of ministry families

About a year ago, I was walking with my wife, Lynley, through our neighborhood. After we caught up on events of the day, the topic of pastoral families came up.

FIRST-PERSON: 3 reasons pastors avoid counseling when they need it

NASHVILLE (BP) – “Too fast!” my wife Lynley screamed as I drove down a steep hill caked in snow. The vehicle picked up speed like a roller coaster on first fall.