How our age cries out for leaders like this. May God make us like such men. Oh God, Give Us Leaders with Such Humility.
Weekend Links This week’s links with a lot of separate categories. As always, these are to provoke thought, expand perspective and challenge assumptions, not an endorsement of every particular. Thinking Better About Government and the Economy The Sensible Vision of Paul Ryan on the Budget (Larry Kudlow) If this is coming to USA, how do … More Ann Voskamp, J.P. Moreland, Obamacare, The Strait of Hormuz, Jimmy Stewart, The Sinless Christ, Christology
Friday is for Heart Songs The Importance of the Names of Christ The Old Testament makes it clear that it is God alone who can save men and women from sin and the corrupting influence of sin: Genesis 49:18 2 Kings 19:15-19 2 Chron. 14:11 2 Chronicles 20:5-12 Psalm … More Beyond Narnia: Always Christmas, Never Winter
It is your job to be so filled up, so overflowing, so saturated with a vision of Christ, and his glory, and his gospel, and the wonders of the cross that your people catch an intoxicating glimpse of Him that draws them to lay everything down for Him as a living offering, a living sacrifice … More Your Job is Simple: Show the Greatness of Christ
Thursday is for Discipleship My experience with Christians around the country is that: They rarely share their faith with others if sharing their faith is defined as “the content of the gospel.” They rarely invite anyone to anything in which others would be exposed to the “content of the gospel.” They seem to associate living … More The Stench of Sin Should Not Deter Us from Love
“Christianity today is man-centered, not God-centered.” –Tozer (more at …) via “Forgive Us for Forgetting that You are Infinitely Holy”.
Wednesday is for Prayer My beautiful bride of 27 years and I are fast moving toward the land of “empty-nesters.” I hate the term. How could we ever be empty with the glorious treasures that God has given us in our children. They are such gifts, such enormous islands of light in a dark world. … More A Faith Had Been Caught, A Lord Had Been Found
Tuesday is for Preaching Most pastors, I could have been more kind and less opinionated if I said “many pastors”, but I’m going to stand on the first two words of this sentence, most pastors don’t have a good idea of who they are preaching to on a week by week basis. They don’t know … More Who are You Preaching To? Who are You Training Your People to Reach?
Wednesday before Christmas Immanuel, God with us. (Matthew 1:23) God is with us. The creator of all that is seen and unseen is with us. God, YHWH, took on human flesh and walked among us. He was covered with the downy flesh of a baby and placed in the rude bed of an animal’s feeding … More Immanuel, God with Us! Can it Really Be True?
What do you think would happen? Think about it. Millions and millions and millions of people around the world spending one hour with God …. via What Would Happen if ….