Max Curell

Max Curell

Max Curell is associate pastor of Clearnote Church Bloomington. He is married to Annie and they have 3 children.

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People have a long history of scaring and amusing themselves with tales of the animated dead. Frankenstein’s monster, mummies trudging forward with outstretched arms, vampires, werewolves, zombies, and Sinbad’s sword-wielding skeletons have all been as good as an... read more

Temporary Insanity

“You’re about to go insane.” I had noticed that the soon-to-be-teenaged young lady standing in front of me had grown at least six inches in the last month. And I knew that I needed to have a word with her, warning her about the challenges and temptations of the... read more

The Cost of Love

“I have something I need to confess,” he sobbed. It was a crime. And a very serious one. Occasionally as a pastor I have the privilege of hearing such sins confessed. I might have been scandalized when I was younger, but now I’m old and I know my own sin better.... read more

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The Grace of Shame

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