If you don’t have time now, okay. But carve out some time and watch this video. We grow and mature in Christ but we often lose a purity in relation to our first-love faith. But God, who loves us, who is faithful when we are not, who covers all our sins with the cleansing blood … More Please, Please Watch this Video.
Is There a Discernable Pattern to this Blog? Yes. 500 words or less of missionally focused encouragement for church planters and their teams on a daily basis. Click here for more.
Withdrawing to Desolate Places. As the crowds increased, Jesus withdrew. Quite a bit different from the modern tendency in ministry.
Tuesday is for Preaching I had the fortune to attend a church this week with a pastor who has a deep value of preaching the word of God in all of its authority and relevance for the lives of 21st century people. The text was Matthew 5:13-16, the “You are the salt and light of … More Four Things to Do in Your Message This Week
Monday Discussion “Followers of Christ who do not follow him to the lost are not his followers; they are followers of a figment of their imagination but not the Christ of Scripture.” cf. Matthew 4:19 Look it up for yourself. I dare you. Any thoughts?
The Apostle Paul is Flinchless. The courage of the apostle Paul is a challenge and an encouragement to our own faithfulness.
Sunday Musings “I believe that thousands never utter a word of prayer at all. They eat. They drink. They sleep. They rise. They go forth to their labor. They return to their homes. They breathe God’s air. They see God’s sun. They walk on God’s earth. They enjoy God’s mercies. They have dying bodies. They … More Don’t Live Like a Beast without a Soul
Weekend Links Some of the links this week are particularly insightful and provocative, the links on leadership particularly so. As always however, a post listed here is not necessarily an endorsement of all it says. Enjoy. Growing as a Parent and Husband John Piper, Fathering and Kirby Puckett (Barnabas) The Type of Criticism to Never … More Kirby Puckett, Leadership Freak, Fighting Sex-trafficking, Adam and Eve and More
“It is Hard to Go to Heaven in America”.
Mom Moves toward Eternity. It was one year ago today that my mother went to live with Jesus. In honor of her, here is a post from 9 days before she died celebrating her life. Today, I want to ask for prayers for Steph’s mom who is going through her own health battles. Please pray … More Mom Moves toward Eternity