Tuesday is for Devotion Anselm is one of my favorite saints. Here’s a great quote I just unearthed that I want my heart to be in perfect sync with. Let’s pray together that this will continue to be the beat of my heart and the beat of your heart until our seeking-hearts last beat and we see … More Come Away Little Man!
Monday Reflection I love this post from my internet friend, insanitybytes22. I love her wit and I love her perspective on life. This particular post struck a chord in my soul. I too have a visceral distaste for whiners. But she is not just venting here. She is pointing us to the way of gratitude, to … More It’s Advent Season. Rejoice!
Sunday Evening Musing These are times when we should cry out our laments to God. Times when the heart is so raw because of the evil of this world, the heartache and brokenness of this world that nothing but a mournful, tear-filled shout at God can be both relief and the path to health. The … More The Substitution of Complaint for Lament
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?
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
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
Tuesday is for Preaching From a time when a pulpit in France rang with truth and power like it did from Martin Luther King Jr.. This is an old post from a now-defunct older BLOG of mine. I ran across a reference to it in a comment thread on this blog and thought it might … More Pulpits that Change the World
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
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
A lesson in commitment: Our is an age that has forgotten the value of commitment. Here’s a story that will challenge Christians to rethink how much Jesus really means to them. For More See: Graham Short’s Amazing Art and a Lesson for All