Friday is for Heart Songs I love finding gems of insight and inspiration and here’s one from Kairos Journal. So here is a bit of church history and a powerful story of love an sacrifice on behalf of the gospel. May God make all of us greater lovers of seekers after his kingdom and his righteousness. … More “Let Your Love Be a Public and General Love”
Thursday is for Discipleship Most of us are not involved in our communities and neighborhoods because we are too busy. We are too busy because we are too cluttered in our schedules and lifestyles. We don’t know the names of our five closest neighbors (first and last), we don’t know what they do (jobs and … More Decluttering Life for the Glory of God
Wednesday is for Prayer I am in Wisconsin training church planters and church planting leaders with Dynamic Church Planting International. These training events are always a delight and fuel my heart for Jesus and the Kingdom. I resigned from New Song Church for this very purpose, to invest in the next generation of church planters. … More Are There Distinctive ‘Evangelical’ Issues for a Theology of Mission?
Tuesday is for Preaching On my way to Racine, Wisconsin to train church planters with Dynamic Church Planting International. Looking forward to the next three days. But I also wanted to stimulate your thinking about preaching with a simple thought. Every ministry in a church needs to multiply itself. That includes preaching. If we want … More Thoughts on Multiplication and Preaching
The Hebrew word khesed. I have been circling, and underlining, and highlighting and meditating on the word because of its prominence in Psalms 115-118. The Overwhelming Steadfast Love of the Loving God.
Monday Discussion “I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.” (John 8:24) According to Jesus, no one can be saved if he does not believe in his deity. The doctrine of the incarnation is critical to God’s saving acts. … More “Jesus Isn’t Almighty God” or How to Destroy Your Gospel Presentation
Weekend Musings Latest video is up. Phil Giajo did an amazing job filming, editing and posting this all in less than 11 hours. Great job Phil. May God use your efforts to reach many with the gospel this Easter season.And May God use the video to inspire other churches in what they might do to … More Experience the Passion of the Christ
Weekend Links There are some links here this week that are frightening, exhilarating, affirming and challenging. As always, your mileage may vary and I don’t necessarily agree with all content or conclusions. Leading Better Conversion, Yes and Discipleship Too (J.D. Greear) “I’m More of a Prophet”: How we destroy unity in the exercise of gifts (Miquel … More Bioengineering our way out of climate change; Church Planting Assessments; Spiritual Gift Abuse; Voter Fraud; Government Promises and Reality
Friday Musings A truly converted life is a life that is infused with the missio Dei. Being on mission for God is always word and works, proclamation and compassionate action, herald and healer. If we care only for social justice and never give voice to the Jesus Story—the gospel narrative of redemption and the call … More A Truly Converted Life
Friday is for Heart Songs “Give me a man who says this one thing I do, and not these fifty things I dabble in.” D.L. Moody Those men, those women, filled and empowered by the Holy Spirit and with the gospel on their lips will change the world. “Lord, make me one of those men.”