Friday is for Heart Songs The following is from Kairos Journal and excerpts a sermon by Ligon Duncan. Longer than my usual post and written by Ligon, not me. This is a great excerpt. Plus he references Gandalf and uses one of my all time heroes (C.T. Studd, missionary) as an illustration. Enjoy. The Kingdom … More The One Who Denies Himself Gains Everything
How Did Jesus Make Disciples? I think we can see the outlines of the process in the pages of the gospels. The term I use to describe that process is “intentional withness.” There was a “with me” quality to Jesus’ interaction and training of the disciples. Jesus choose them, then spent no more than 3-4 years … More What If We Did Spiritual Formation Like Jesus?
When I think of the nature and mission of the Church I think of the position of a herald. The Church is a community of the evangelized sent to evangelize. They have been shaped by the good news and they shape the world by telling and living out the good news. Her primary stance then, … More The Nature and Mission of the Church