(1) say What?

Saturday Musings We might call these quotes, “Evidence of a Culture in Decline” or we just might scratch our heads and say, “say what?!” “Seriously, folks, if an aging sex symbol like me starts waving the red flag of caution over how low moral standards have plummeted, you know it’s gotta be pretty bad.” —Actress … More (1) say What?

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The Gospel Makes Hated Enemies into Brothers

Friday is for Heart Songs Today I was reading the most recent DCPI (Dynamic Church Planting International) newsletter and ran across this great story from a church planting training that just occurred in Cambodia. I have said this before but it is worth saying again, DCPI is the most effective church planting organization in the … More The Gospel Makes Hated Enemies into Brothers

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13 Ways to Develop a Passion for the Things of God

Wednesday is for Prayer Luke 7:36-50 is one of my favorite passages of Scripture and episodes in the life of Christ. Brief recap: A Pharisee is having dinner with Jesus and becomes upset when a woman “from the street, a sinner” begins to weep, dripping tears on Jesus’s feet, bends to wipe his feet with … More 13 Ways to Develop a Passion for the Things of God

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The Impossibility of Evangelical Witness

Monday is for Discussion “Jesus’s teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. The kind of outsiders Jesus attracted are not attracted to contemporary churches, even our most avant-garde ones. We tend to draw conservative, button-down, moralistic … More The Impossibility of Evangelical Witness

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Jesus is Hunting Hearts

Sunday Afternoon Musings This morning I preached the third message from Luke 15. The so-called “Parable of the Prodigal Son” is perhaps the best know and the worst titled parable of all of Jesus’ masterpieces. Some have called it the greatest short story ever told. Jesus is hunting hearts. Unfortunately, both the naming of the … More Jesus is Hunting Hearts

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