Tuesday’s Continuing Discussion (This continues a discussion that started in yesterday’s post. “Yesterday” being 10/30/2011.) I think there are two other problems associated with the good works that Christians are called to do in the world. On the one hand some see the good that we do, the injustices that we seek to address, the … More Too Often, We Confuse Means, Ends and Results
Friday Monday is for Discussion Over a year ago, Ed Stetzer asked me to jump into a discussion about the ministry of the Holy Spirit outside the Church (see here). Specifically, is the Holy Spirit at work in the world outside of the Church? At a number of levels, the question might at first sound … More Is the Holy Spirit at Work Outside the Church?
Thursday is for Discipleship Last month I got to spend four hours with an old friend I hadn’t seen in 27 years. I had the privilege of leading him to faith in Christ some 34 years ago. What an incredible joy to see and hear of the difference the gospel has made in his life, … More Conversations that Last a Lifetime and Change Everything
Don’t miss this story. Don’t waste your life. Spend it in the service of God and the peoples of the earth.
Weekend Links Links for the last weekend in October. There’s some controversy in the links this week and as always, all of them will get you think but doesn’t mean I can vouch for all of it. Keep thinking. Keep praying. Keep living for and like Jesus. Growing as a Leader Spiritual Warfare in … More Spiritual Warfare; Unanswered Prayer; Ed Stetzer; Herman Cain; and much more
Introducing Marten Visser, Missionary to Thailand. Marten and I first crossed paths on Ed Stetzer’s blog back in March of 2010. Ed had invited me to comment on his missional discussion of how God might be at work in the world outside the church. You can read the fruit of that discussion here. In our … More Introducing Marten Visser, Missionary Church Planter
Needing and Wanting Passion: Avoiding the Process that Produces It. Two things we need if we want to be like Nehemiah.
Thursday is for Discipleship When you find something good, share it with others. Here’s a great video from Neil Cole to challenge your thinking on making disciples. This video will go by so fast, you will want to watch it twice and both times it will be a challenge to go out and make disciples. … More Sowing Seed or Seed Substitutes? The Problem We Haven’t Understood
First Century New Believer Follow-up.
We are in Christ “Where are we? In some locality of earth’s surface, where the will of God has set us. Perhaps in a spot familiar to us … [a place] made to be …. what it is by a thousand associations of love, of loss, of joy, of grief; intensely near to our consciousness, … More Placed ‘in Christ’ for the Neighbors Among Whom We Live