For those who aren’t sick and tired of hearing about the book … It is best for me if you buy your copies from Crossbooks.com. (Higher Royalty!) I just checked the Amazon listing and found that after sinking to a low somewhere in the 590,000’s the book has now risen back up to #98,514. (Woo … More A Great Book For a Discussion Group at Your Church
One of my favorite bands (Gungor) and favorite ministries (Compassion International) brought together to tell the story of one amazing young man with a fantastic vision for world impact for the glory of Christ. “Thank you Father for gifting the world with lives like Carter.”
A number of people have been writing me or questioning me when they see me about the book and its sales figures. First, I want to say thanks for your interest and continue to ask for your prayers that God would use the book for his glory. Second, the honest answer is I don’t know … More How is the Book Doing?
Friday is for Heart Songs More evidence of a deep sickness at the core of American society in these shootings in Colorado. Yet another indiscriminate shooting by a young man, heavily armed and taking lives without compunction or remorse. Unfortunately, within days people on the right and left of the political spectrum will start to … More Praying for Colorado and the Nation
A video you must see, not because it is dramatic but because it might help you to transform your world.
If the Great Commission of (Matthew 28:16-20) is a command and Jesus tells us to teach those who believe to obey all that he commanded how can we escape the implication that all who are reached are supposed to multiply (reach others / make disciples)? Here’s a simple tool that I learned years ago from … More How Does a Disciple Become a Multiplier?
Five Evaluation Questions for Your Church and You Does your church (and you) love pagans? Does your church know any pagans? Do the people in your church know how to meet pagans? Do the people of your church know how to talk to pagans? Do the people of your church know how to care for … More Five Evaluation Questions for Your Church Plant (or soul)
Monday Discussion Five foundational principles to transform your relationships with non-Christians. 1. Cultivate the value of caring. Luke 10:25-37 —Many of us think we care for others because we have no animosity toward others. But Jesus knows better. He knows that caring is only proved in the willingness to sacrifice for others. We are all … More How to Get to Know Non-Christians
Weekend Links An eventful week, painful for the whole country. Here are some links to issues that the church needs to wrestle with all the more as we see the effects of sin and rejection of the gospel in the stories coming out of Colorado this week. Keep those families effected in your prayers and … More Embracing Imperfection; Presidential election choices; Church Cannibalism; Dangerous Atheism; John Adams; Ross Douthat; and much more
Weekend Musings It has been exciting to see the rise and fall and rise again of my new book on the Amazon book rankings. I don’t know how many copies have actually been sold yet but it is encouraging to know that both the paperback and the kindle edition of Picking a President: Or Any … More An Exhortation to My Readers (and a request)