Recently, our church started to rethink how we are forming people in Christ, i.e. discipleship. As a part of that process I ran across one church’s description of The Chair The Row and the The Circle I thought it was very helpful but have expanded it for our purposes to The Chair The Row … More Rebooting Your Discipling Environments
On my reading desk. “The Joy of fearing God? It sounds like a contradiction in terms. One of the first times I used the expression, my listener (a Christian leader) gave a puzzled look and responded, ‘That’s an interesting combination of words.’ I suspect he was being polite as he really thought, ‘How can anyone … More What Happened to the Fear of God?
Multiplying our lives so that another generation praises His name is worthy goal for all of us. Who is your Barnabas? — who encourages and partners with you? Who is your Timothy? — who are you encouraging and building into? Who is your Paul? — who are you releasing to greater ministry? via Mentor Groups
(Yesterday.) It’s my day off but my wife asked me to go to church with her for an appointment she had and so here I am in my office doing what I would have been doing at home — reading. But the book I have in hand is not what I would have picked up … More How Do We Know It’s the Word of God?
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Wednesday is for Thinking Sometime back, a friend (thanks Mike) and campus pastor of another church asked this question: (Mike’s words in blue) “Hey guys I’d like a little input. Our pastoral team here at ___________ is discussing, “How to measure our effectiveness of making disciples? (beyond Sunday attendance, offerings…
Reading with the Pastor Proverbs 2; Psalm 63 and Hebrews 11 Reading Proverbs 2 today with the echo of yesterday’s chapter 1 and a glance across the page at chapters 3 and 4, I am struck by the concern Solomon displays for his son’s growth in wisdom and discernment. 1:8 “Hear, my son … More What Does a Thirsty Soul Want?
In 1987, Wayne Watson had been an established Christian songwriter for almost a decade. But it was in 1987 that his album, “Water Color Ponies” was released and his career really began to skyrocket. In some ways it is, in my opinion, an over produced and orchestrated album, like a lot of music secular and … More Some Songs are So Honest They Hurt (as the Heal)
Probably, only pastors will have the time to listen to this whole video, but all who do take the time will be encouraged by the integrity of the Bible and the ground for their faith.
I’ve already posted today, but I found this and had to pass it on. If you love your neighbors, and I sure hope you do, read it. Pray over it. And start doing the simple things, the mundane things for the glory of God and your neighbors joy. The Spiritual Warfare of Potato Peeling
Reading with the Pastor Proverbs 29, Hebrews 7, and Psalm 59 and Psalm 25 Read Psalm 25 For your name’s sake, O Lord, . pardon my guilt, for it is great. (Psalm 25:11) An awareness of sin. When I am aware of my sin, when I know my sin is great, I … More Psalm 25 Reading with the Pastor