Update: Book is now available in both Kindle and Paperback. Coming soon. This is an unedited mock-up of the new book(let). Originally written as a lecture for a symposium on multi-ethnic ministry and then serialized on my blog, it has been re-edited and slightly expanded in this 60 page booklet. Should be available by mid-February … More New Book Release Coming
Weekend Musings Recently, I read a great article over at MiddleBrained.com from Dan Leverence. It made me think. It continues to make me think. Here’s the link to the article. (LINK) The article itself was titled, “More Questions for the Ongoing Conversation About Congregational Engagement in Worship.” I think Dan was asking some good questions and … More Worship Ministry and Hearing the Congregation Sing
Friday is for Musing The Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) is about going not inviting. I guess that is all the reason we need. See: They are Outside the Castle: a modern parable
We were the lost, …the forgotten, …the last thought of. For more see: A Modern Parable: They are Outside the Castle.
The following article is from Kairos Journal. Let’s be a generation that does this well. Passing the Torch of Truth – C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Respected scholar and author, C. S. Lewis taught at Oxford for 29 years and later held the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge until his death. Guided by a Christian … More “One Generation Shall Praise You to the Next”
Tuesday is for Thinking Six realities that have to be faced up to about the American Church We are not as mature as we think we are. Survey after survey confirms this. Whether we are talking about doctrine or practice, the American church is embarrassingly thin in the maturity department. We are not as bold … More Six Realities and Two Dreams for the American Church
Sunday Musings I didn’t expect it. The video was about sanctity of life. It was about abortion. It was about putting something on screen that would leave an indelible imprint on the heart through the medium of the eye. It was about writing a script that would put in proper perspective the tragedy of 58,000,000 … More Surprised by a Left Hand
Saturday Musings I wonder how often we miss the greatness of what God is doing because our hearts are hard to the truth that cuts across and against the grain of what we want God to do? For more see: Fury at Jesus.
Friday is for Thinking There are times when the prayers we utter challenge our Christian life. We start praying, we start down a path in prayer and suddenly a number of things happen: our prayers become saturated with a biblical text, the Spirit then brings another text or thought to mind and suddenly we understand the … More When Our Prayers Raise Questions for Our Souls
Friday Musings Perhaps the perfect word for our media-saturated, insta-everything expression age in which we live. “Often we combat our evil thoughts most effectively if we absolutely refuse to allow them to be expressed in words. It is certain that the spirit of self-justification can be over come only by the Spirit of grace; nevertheless, … More Bonhoeffer on Combatting Evil Thoughts, Building Better Relationships