Who Needs Prayer? Everyone Who Needs Boldness.
The following links are some of the more interesting and provocative links I read this week. As always, the presence of a link here is not necessarily an endorsement of its contents. Engaging the Culture Are Southern Baptists Homophobic? (Some of them are) Washington: Take a Lesson from Canada and Puerto Rico (John Stossel) How … More Weekend Links for 6-25-11
Required: Serving the Peace (The Shalom) of the City.
Making Disciples with Asparagus.
Thursday is for Discipleship Revised post from the Spring of 2011. [As you plant your garden, think of what you can grow for your neighbors. How can you use your green thumb to bless your neighbors? How will you offer them tomatoes, or carrots, or beets, or peppers, or squash? Can you swap recipes in … More Making Disciples with Asparagus
Thursday is for Prayer Update: 10-22-15 Still waiting on the Lord for true revival. How bad will it need to get in our country, in our churches, in our families, around the world, before Christians here become truly passionate for God? For God, not his gifts, not some emotional experience, not their comfort or security, … More Is “Anguish of Soul” the Key to Revival?
Tuesday is for Preaching Monday morning I drove back from Michigan (5 hours) where I have been preaching the last two months for a friend on sabbatical. The trip was interrupted by a stop for gas, two phone calls, three restroom breaks (tmi?) a side trip to deliver a gift of 6-7 lbs of fresh-cut asparagus … More When Do Preachers Listen to the Word of God?
Monday Discussion Question: If the gospel of the King and his Kingdom is not a joy of inestimable value to me, am I a disciple of Christ? (cf. Mt. 13:44-46)
Links to Challenge and Provoke Some of the more interesting links from this past week. The presence of a link here does not mean that I espouse what the link advocates. Engaging the Heart and Mind for Spiritual Growth Jesus, Help us to Think (Jonathan Parnell) How Not to Treat Your Spouse (Chuck Colson) Pastor, … More Guilty Pastors; Chuck Colson; Blue Like Jazz Movie; Rawhide Down; Preparing for Global Cooling; and so much more
I wish I had time to craft a piece of literature about the time among the Muslims of Dearborn, MI. It was great to walk the streets with my brother Karl and to be engaged in ministry with him again some fifteen years after he and his family were commissioned as tentmaker-missionaries by our church … More Reflections on Dearborn, Michigan and Muslim Outreach