Seth Pierce

Puyallup Church lead pastor
Washington Conference


The ghosts of dead stories haunt everyone.


Go Therefore and Mingle

Most able-bodied 4-year-olds demand assistance opening doors that are too heavy, picking up the host of toys they dumped all over the house and purchasing more of said toys for further dumping in a


More Than Money

This past November I attended a Dave Ramsey conference in Nashville, Tenn., that really messed up my theology. For the uninitiated: Dave Ramsey is a bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and t


Accidental Pagans

The greatest Christmas card ever bestowed upon me had gilded edges, dazzling red and green accents, and the following message:

“Jesus is the reason for the season!” TRUE!


Ellen ... Beyond the Mirror

By the time you read this article, the manuscript for my new book, Ellen White for Teens, will be resting in the capable editorial hands of Pacific Press. I hope.


I'm Offended, Part 2

I once used social media to ask my colleagues to share with me some of their craziest stories of offended members. They did not disappoint.


Ten Free Ways to Appreciate Your Pastor ... Without Making It Awkward

Next month is the 20th annual Pastor Appreciation Month.


I'm Offended, Part 1

My wife recently gave birth to our third child, and one of the many questions we have as we watch her grow is what her personality will be like.



We are all partial.


Dude, Where's My Ark?

Noah's ark has always been a story of God's grace and human survival — not a shipwreck of human stupidity.