Hear this former hindu priest’s story and marvel at the work of Project India and my friend Terry Ivy. Hindu Priest Comes to Christ He who lived for demons now lives for Christ and is training to be a church planter.
The following is from Kairos Journal. I will be busy packing and organizing to get our house on the market, but here is an article worth reading and thinking about. Tomorrow I will try to post on the changes coming to the Schoenleber household. For today, here is revised post from September of 2014. “The … More Wolfhart Panneberg on What Is and Isn’t a Church
Tuesday is for Preaching I am home working on Good Friday and Easter Sunday messages and becoming more and more mesmerized by the wonder of being loved by God. For that is what Good Friday and Easter declare. Like a megaphone hooked up to the largest amplifiers the world has ever known, the Worst Friday … More Worst Friday Turned into Good Friday
Saturday Afternoon Musings “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” – Pablo Picasso The only way forward in Christ is to destroy all avenues of retreat, to abandon all interest in a life apart from Christ. “In paying the price for being Christ’s disciple, you too must purposefully destroy all avenues of … More Destroy all Avenues of Retreat
Friday is for Thinking Yesterday, I read a quote from THE REFORMED PARISHIONER that showed the genius and insight of C.S. Lewis in a new way. The author was summing up an observation from Tim Keller’s book, The Prodigal God (highly recommended). C.S. Lewis’ quote is a reflection on the results of the loss of his … More C.S. Lewis on How Friendship Reveals Christ
Thursday is for Thinking “[In] one of Sherlock Holmes’ mysteries, … the key to solving a case was the fact that when a man was murdered a certain dog didn’t bark! Some called it the presence of an absence!” quote from the I.D.E. Thomas book: William Shakespeare and His Bible It is an arresting phrase–“the presence … More 11 “Absences” that Prove the Descent of the American Church
Yesterday I re-posted a five year old post that garnered a lot of interest based on page views and re-posts. That one was a late first century gospel synopsis. Here is an early second century gospel presentation. Maybe you can use this the next time you talk to a neighbor. For more see: The Gospel … More The Gospel is the Same Yesterday, Today and Forever (Just Like Jesus)
Read Psalm 39 Sitting in a coffee shop, (The Copper Pot) and thinking on the brevity of life. The older I get, (about to celebrate another decade’s end), the truer these words feel. They, the words of this text, have always been true of course. But their impact on my spirit grows deeper as I … More Coffee Pot Ponderings on Time and Worship
Monday is for Discussion “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life … More Is There Any Reason to Think Jesus Didn’t Mean What He Said?
Saturday Musings Every day I hear stories of pastors or churches proving unfaithful in the task of proclaiming the truth once delivered to the saints (Jude 3). Denominations ordaining practicing homosexuals, a pastor running off with someone else’s wife or church funds. Some, I fear, where never believers in the first place. They convinced themselves … More “Stress and Danger are Normal”