If you have been reading with the rest of the church since May, you have now read Matthew, Mark, Luke, James, 1 and 2 Peter and 107 psalms. Congratulations. And I hope it has been a big step forward for many of you as you have learned to carve out the time to read the … More “Reading is Just the Beginning”
What Does God Require? or Learning to “One-Another”: The Art of Discipleship That is the question that the Prophet Micah asks and answers in Micah 6:8. “He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk … More Learning to “One-Another” : The Art of Discipleship
And that is the world we live in. When the morals and standards of a nation decline, when the standard operating procedure for all things ethical is mob rule, might, power, volume and “outrage” how can any nation survive. Forty-two years ago, John Warwick Montgomery, in a tiny book titled THE LAW ABOVE THE LAW … More “Among Cannibals, one feels guilty for not cleaning his plate.”
The world is a mess. Our country is a mess. And it’s hard to know where to begin to fix it. Those of us who believe in Christ know two things. One, it will be fixed one day. Two, our Lord calls us to make disciples until that day (and that will be part of … More Are Manners More Important Than Laws?
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Four books on evangelism recommended by Matt Chandler, Mark Dever and Darin Patrick. Coleman’s book is a classic and Mark Dever’s book is very good. Mack Stiles book is both funny and instructive, a good combination. All of these are short and helpful. The Gospel and Personal Evangelism by Mark…
Here is a thoughtful article on small churches from Christianity Today. If you are a small church pastor or a small church member this article might give you much to praise God for and a few things to aspire to. When I taught in the seminary I often told my students that mega churches were … More Thoughtful Article on Small Churches
Friday is for Heart Songs Reading with the Pastor Luke 21 and Psalm 103 Today’s reading is 38 verses in Luke but it is the first four verses that have captured me. See if they don’t do the same for you. Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor … More The Widow’s Large Gift