Monday Discussion “Reality TV” shows are all the rage. Survivor, Jersey Shore, Fear Factor, The Amazing Race, Beauty and the Geek, Big Brother, Biggest Loser, Bachelor Pad, Bachelor, and Bachelorette are just the tip of the tip of the iceberg. If you type in “Reality TV shows list” in your Google browser, the list goes on … More Bachelor and Bachelorette: Designed Romantic Destruction
Sunday Musings Random thoughts: The book of Revelation tells us, in part, about the future. And what it tells us is that the future is all about Jesus coming and judging the “the living and the dead” (2 Tim. 4:1-2). All prophecy is designed to transform our lives. Everything God says is designed to transform … More Sunday Musings about the Mission of God
Weekend Musings and Quotes “When he began his mission in Burma, Judson’s original goal was to translate the Bible and establish a church of 100 members before his death. When he died 38 years later, he left behind the entire Bible in the Burma language, 100 churches, and over 8,000 believers when including the minority … More Weekend Quotes and Musings
Weekend Links When the people of God cease to pursue holiness or begin to justify their unrighteousness, all the testimony of Scripture in both Testaments is that God’s judgment is mounting the horizon. Such is the growing body of evidence and the first link below is one of “the canary’s in the mine” indicators. Ironic … More Single Christians and Sex; Muslims Turning to Christ; Ross Douthat; Eric Metaxes; Fascist Government; and Worship Ministry
Friday is for Heart Songs 4 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. 5 Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place. Revelation 2:4-5 (NIV) … More Where is the Love?
Friday is for Heart Songs Full Week of study and interaction with fellow D.Min students. Just spend the last week interacting with other doctoral students at TEDS. There are some really great men (and two woman) with some very exciting ministries around the world. Missionaries, pastors of small and large churches and every thing in … More Learning from One Another
Thursday is for Discipleship My love for my children, all four of them, borders on idolatry. I would die for them without even giving it a second thought. I am unashamedly proud of them, excited by them and their potential as well as their present. Their protection and joy, in many ways, has been my … More Hey Dad’s, How’d You Like to Give this Guy Permission to Marry Your Daughter?
Wednesday is for Prayer I love this quote form James MacDonald of Harvest Bible Chapel. “Loving interaction with the pastor down the street would advance the kingdom more than suspicious silence.” —James MacDonald Pastor, Church Planter, seek out another pastor and pray with him this week. Go to his place, ask him to pray with … More Seeking Peace and External Shows of Unity
I am in class all day working on my last class for the Doctor of Ministry degree so I have little time to post. For such a day, I reserved this little gem from Kairos Journal. Enjoy and remember, Jesus comes again, to judge the living and the dead, not by externals but by this … More Rich and Poor: Serving Both Worlds with Boldness
Tozer’s Corner “Prayer – secret, fervent, believing prayer – lies at the root of all personal godliness.” William Carey Let’s pray together for our growth in personal holiness. And as we pray, let’s be guided by these words from the apostle Paul and A.W. Tozer. But as we have been approved by God to be … More The Key to Godliness