Tuesday is for Preaching Relevant Magazine, “State of the Union,” July/August 2014, p. 67. (An article on marriage in America) “Marriage and Millennials: 26% are currently married. 69% of those who aren’t married want to get married. 62% were raised by both parents.” Why this is alarming: The 69% figure is strikingly low. In the … More Latest Signs of a Dying Culture
Wednesday is for Discussion Some time back someone asked me why I blog when I could reach a larger audience simply by building up my Facebook™ presence? My answer was to question two things: The assumption that a large audience in Facebook is necessarily better. The assumption that significant discussion on complicated issues is best … More Why Blog When You Can Vomit on Facebook?
Sunday Afternoon Musings Thrilled about what God is going to do in our lives as the men of Trinity Church begin to run “THE PLAY OF THE WEEK”. If you want to know what the play of the week is all about, email me. I’ll be glad to tell you. We are on a journey … More The Play of the Week
Purity of Heart is the The Will to One Thing: Purity of heart. It’s what the believer in Christ yearns for. It is what is always beyond our grasp. And it is what he must continue to yearn for seeking the Holy Spirit’s empowerment to obey the command of Christ, “You shall be perfect as your … More Purity of Heart is the Will to One Thing
Saturday Musings Tending to garden and home today. Enjoying a crisp September dotted with clouds and bright sun. Longing and Contentment Marriage is a Gift from God: Same Sex “Marriage” Dishonors that Gift Denying Reality in the Church is Stupid Can Discipleship Fully Mature without the Discipler Leaving?
“I know;” a moment’s pause and then, “we have to let them go.” My bride was responding to my wistful comment, “I miss our kids.” It was one o’clock in the afternoon and we had been driving since 5 AM. The occasion was the last day of a 30thanniversary celebration vacation in New England. It had … More Longing and Contentment
Wednesday is for Prayer The following is from Kairos Journal. It is an excerpt from a sermon preached in England in the year 2000. It sounds almost quaint in the context of the revolution that has taken place on these issues over the last decade. That in itself is a reminder of how radical and … More Marriage is a Gift from God; Same-sex Marriage Dishonors that Gift
Monday is for Discussion If I am driving down the road and my wife and I look at the gas gauge and see that the needle is approaching empty, my wife will say “Honey, don’t you think we should stop and get gas?” (A question with an implied exhortation.) When she does this, it does … More Denying Reality in the Church is Stupid
Ouch! More times then I care to admit, some of these things have been true of me. via On the Way to Faithful are You Becoming a Pharisee?.
Sunday Afternoon Musings Incarnation – Jesus came into our world to show us God’s love. Selection – People were Jesus’ method. Association – Jesus stayed with them. Consecration – Jesus required obedience. Demonstration – Jesus showed them how to live. Delegation – Jesus assigned them work. Supervision – Jesus continued to check on them. Reproduction … More Can Discipleship Fully Mature without the Discipler Leaving?